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By Jim Norwine

during this booklet, a global crew of environmental and social scientists clarify robust present change-engines and the way their results, and our responses to them, will remodel Earth and humankind into the 22nd-century (c.2100).
This ebook starts off by way of detailing the present country of information approximately those ongoing, accelerating and almost certainly world-transforming adjustments: weather swap, within the kind of worldwide warming, and a profound rising shift of normative cultural towards the assumptions and values frequently linked to so-called postmodernity, similar to tolerance, range, self-referentiality, and dubiety changed with walk in the park. subsequent, the participants think, clarify and debate the main most likely consequent variations of human and ordinary ecologies and economies that might happen via the tip of the 21st-century.
In sixteen compellingly unique, provocative and readable chapters, an international after weather switch and Culture-Shift offers a extraordinary imaginative and prescient of our present age as a “hinge” or axial century, one pushed by means of the main radical mixed swap of nature and tradition because the upward thrust of agriculture on the finish of the final Ice Age a few 10 millennia in the past. This e-book is extremely urged to students and scholars of the environmental and social sciences, in addition to to all readers drawn to how adjustments in nature and tradition will interact to reshape our international and ourselves.
"I can't give some thought to a publication extra geared to advancing the paintings and technological know-how of geography." - Yi-Fu Tuan, J. okay. Wright and Vilas Professor Emeritus of Geography, collage of Wisconsin-Madison
"Outstanding," "unique," and "exceptional timeliness of subject and ambition ofvision". - Richard Marston, collage wonderful Professor, Kansas country college; previous president, organization of yankee Geographers

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