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planet under pressure

planet under pressure

tackling the major environmental issues.

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEuropean research in action
ContributionsCommission of the European Communities. Directorate-General Science, Research and Development.
The Physical Object
PaginationFolding leaflet :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18405420M

Global Change and the Earth System: A Planet Under Pressure Will Steffen, Regina Angelina Sanderson, Peter D. Tyson, Jill Jäger, Pamela A. Matson, Berrien Moore III, Frank Oldfield, Katherine Richardson, Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, Billie L. Turner. Get this from a library! Global change and the earth system: a planet under pressure. [W L Steffen;] -- Describes what is known about the Earth System and the impact of changes caused by humans. This book considers the consequences of these changes with respect to .

The Planet Under Pressure conference is intended to be a major opportunity to link global-change science in a two-way engagement with the wide range of . “This splendid book brings together the beauty of the earth and the shame of our insults.”—James Lovelock, environmentalist and author of The Gaia Theory“Will we continue with our short-sighted plunder, or will we take the positive steps necessary to secure our common future?Through extraordinary photographs this important book shows why the stakes are so high and time is/5(3).

Planet Under Pressure: a new climate security agenda. Larger and richer populations are increasing the pressure on natural resources, further exacerbated by the immediate problem of a changing climate, with serious impacts on water, energy, and food security. Come and help celebrate the launch of our Pathways to Sustainability book series, published by Routledge/Earthscan. This event is free and open to all – we especially hope to welcome people attending the Planet Under Pressure conference next door. Drinks and nibbles will be provided. The venue is the Connaught Room of the Ramada Docklands Hotel.


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The interactions between environmental change and human societies have a long, complex history spanning many millennia, but these have changed fundamentally in the last century. Human activities are now so pervasive and profound that they are altering the Earth in ways which threaten the very life support system upon which humans depend.

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