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Addressing tipping points for a precarious future, edited by Timothy O'Riordan, Timothy Lenton

Label
Addressing tipping points for a precarious future
Title
Addressing tipping points for a precarious future
Statement of responsibility
edited by Timothy O'Riordan, Timothy Lenton
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • O'Riordan, Timothy
  • Lenton, Tim
Series statement
British Academy original paperback
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  • Social stability
  • Social change
  • Social evolution
  • Climatic changes
  • Food security
Label
Addressing tipping points for a precarious future, edited by Timothy O'Riordan, Timothy Lenton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Tipping points and critical thresholds -- 1.1.Metaphors and systemic change / Ian Christie -- pt. 2 Earth system tipping points -- 2.1.Tipping elements from a global perspective / Tim Lenton -- pt. 3 The culture dimensions -- 3.1.Skittles / Giles Foden -- Commentary -- 3.2.Aligning contrasting perspectives of tipping points / Matthew Taylor -- pt. 4 Food security, biodiversity, and ecosystems degradation -- 4.1.Food security twists and turns / John Ingram -- 4.2.Human resilience in the face of biodiversity tipping points at local and regional scales / Patricia Howard -- 4.3.The Amazon in transition / Toby Gardner -- pt. 5 The spiritual dimension -- 5.1.Contemplative consciousness / Laurence Freeman -- Commentary -- 5.2.Faith and tipping points / David Atkinson -- pt. 6 Politics, the markets, and business -- 6.1.Sustaining markets, establishing well-being, and promoting social virtue for transformational tipping points / Tim O'Riordan --
  • Contents note continued: 6.2.Some socio-economic thoughts / Paul Ekins -- 6.3.Leadership for sustainability / Sara Parkin -- Commentaries -- 6.4.Leadership by business for coping with transformational tipping thresholds / Amanda Long -- 6.5.Private sector failure and risk management for tipping points / Keith Clarke -- 6.6.Creating a roadmap for sustainable, transformational change / John Elkington -- 6.7.Tipping points and ̀Too Difficult Boxes' / Charles Clarke -- 6.8.It tips both ways / Thomas Lingard -- 6.9.Perspective of a global retailer / Mike Barry -- pt. 7 Communicating tipping points and resilience -- 7.1.Media coverage of tipping points / Joe Smith -- 7.2.Exploring adaptive governance for managing tipping points / Emily Boyd -- Commentaries -- 7.3.Reflections of a journalist / Paul Brown -- 7.4.Making sense of the world / Camilla Toulmin -- 7.5.Endgame / Jonathan Sinclair-Wilson -- 7.6.Beyond the linear / Joe Ravetz -- pt. 8 A precarious future --
  • Contents note continued: 8.1.Into a precarious future / Tim Lenton -- 8.2.Improving our chances of transition to sustainability / Andrew Dobson -- Commentary -- 8.3.Turning the tides? / Ian Christie
Control code
14953873
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 347 pages
Isbn
9780197265536
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)839313412
  • (OCoLC)ocn839313412
  • (Nz)14953873
Label
Addressing tipping points for a precarious future, edited by Timothy O'Riordan, Timothy Lenton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Tipping points and critical thresholds -- 1.1.Metaphors and systemic change / Ian Christie -- pt. 2 Earth system tipping points -- 2.1.Tipping elements from a global perspective / Tim Lenton -- pt. 3 The culture dimensions -- 3.1.Skittles / Giles Foden -- Commentary -- 3.2.Aligning contrasting perspectives of tipping points / Matthew Taylor -- pt. 4 Food security, biodiversity, and ecosystems degradation -- 4.1.Food security twists and turns / John Ingram -- 4.2.Human resilience in the face of biodiversity tipping points at local and regional scales / Patricia Howard -- 4.3.The Amazon in transition / Toby Gardner -- pt. 5 The spiritual dimension -- 5.1.Contemplative consciousness / Laurence Freeman -- Commentary -- 5.2.Faith and tipping points / David Atkinson -- pt. 6 Politics, the markets, and business -- 6.1.Sustaining markets, establishing well-being, and promoting social virtue for transformational tipping points / Tim O'Riordan --
  • Contents note continued: 6.2.Some socio-economic thoughts / Paul Ekins -- 6.3.Leadership for sustainability / Sara Parkin -- Commentaries -- 6.4.Leadership by business for coping with transformational tipping thresholds / Amanda Long -- 6.5.Private sector failure and risk management for tipping points / Keith Clarke -- 6.6.Creating a roadmap for sustainable, transformational change / John Elkington -- 6.7.Tipping points and ̀Too Difficult Boxes' / Charles Clarke -- 6.8.It tips both ways / Thomas Lingard -- 6.9.Perspective of a global retailer / Mike Barry -- pt. 7 Communicating tipping points and resilience -- 7.1.Media coverage of tipping points / Joe Smith -- 7.2.Exploring adaptive governance for managing tipping points / Emily Boyd -- Commentaries -- 7.3.Reflections of a journalist / Paul Brown -- 7.4.Making sense of the world / Camilla Toulmin -- 7.5.Endgame / Jonathan Sinclair-Wilson -- 7.6.Beyond the linear / Joe Ravetz -- pt. 8 A precarious future --
  • Contents note continued: 8.1.Into a precarious future / Tim Lenton -- 8.2.Improving our chances of transition to sustainability / Andrew Dobson -- Commentary -- 8.3.Turning the tides? / Ian Christie
Control code
14953873
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 347 pages
Isbn
9780197265536
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)839313412
  • (OCoLC)ocn839313412
  • (Nz)14953873

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