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By Jim Norwine

during this e-book, a world crew of environmental and social scientists clarify strong present change-engines and the way their results, and our responses to them, will rework Earth and humankind into the 22nd-century (c.2100).
This e-book starts by means of detailing the present kingdom of data approximately those ongoing, accelerating and in all probability world-transforming adjustments: weather switch, within the type of international warming, and a profound rising shift of normative cultural situation towards the assumptions and values frequently linked to so-called postmodernity, comparable to tolerance, range, self-referentiality, and dubiety changed with sure bet. subsequent, the members think, clarify and debate the main most probably consequent modifications of human and common ecologies and economies that may ensue through the top of the 21st-century.
In sixteen compellingly unique, provocative and readable chapters, an international after weather swap and Culture-Shift offers a exceptional imaginative and prescient of our present age as a “hinge” or axial century, one pushed via the main radical mixed switch 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 very suggested to students and scholars of the environmental and social sciences, in addition to to all readers drawn to how alterations in nature and tradition will interact to reshape our global and ourselves.
"I can't consider a e-book extra geared to advancing the artwork and technology 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, college distinct Professor, Kansas kingdom college; previous president, organization of yank Geographers

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