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The Resource Addressing tipping points for a precarious future, edited by Tim O'Riordan and Tim Lenton

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

Label
Addressing tipping points for a precarious future
Title
Addressing tipping points for a precarious future
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tim O'Riordan and Tim Lenton
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tipping points are thresholds of profound changes in natural or social conditions with considerable (largely unforecastable) consequences. This book explores the scientific, economic social, and spiritual and creative approaches to identifying and anticipating tipping points so that societies can adapt to more sustainable ways of living
Member of
Dewey number
303.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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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 Tim O'Riordan and Tim Lenton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Human resilience in the face of biodiversity tipping points at local and regional scales
  • Patricia Howard
  • The Amazon in transition : the challenge of transforming the world's largest tropical forest biome into a sustainable social-ecological system
  • Toby Gardner
  • Contemplative consciousness
  • Laurence Freeman
  • Sustaining markets, establishing well-being, and promoting social virtue for the transformational tipping points
  • Tim O'Riordan
  • Some socio-economic thoughts
  • Paul Ekins
  • Metaphors and systemic change
  • Leadership for sustainability : the search for tipping points
  • Sara Parkin
  • Media coverage of tipping points : searching for a balanced story
  • Joe Smith
  • Exploring adaptive governance for managing tipping points
  • Emily Boyd
  • Into a precarious future
  • Tim O'Riordan and Tim Lenton
  • Improving our chances of transition to sustainability : the role of values and the ethics of solidarity and sympathy
  • Andrew Dobson
  • Tim O'Riordan, Tim Lenton, and Ian Christie
  • Tipping elements from a global perspective
  • Tim Lenton
  • Skittles : the story of the tipping point metaphor and its relation to new realities
  • Giles Foden
  • Food security twists and turns : why food systems need complex governance
  • Tim Lang and John Ingram
Control code
ocn901547714
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 347 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191760327
Note
Oxford University Press
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)901547714
Label
Addressing tipping points for a precarious future, edited by Tim O'Riordan and Tim Lenton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Human resilience in the face of biodiversity tipping points at local and regional scales
  • Patricia Howard
  • The Amazon in transition : the challenge of transforming the world's largest tropical forest biome into a sustainable social-ecological system
  • Toby Gardner
  • Contemplative consciousness
  • Laurence Freeman
  • Sustaining markets, establishing well-being, and promoting social virtue for the transformational tipping points
  • Tim O'Riordan
  • Some socio-economic thoughts
  • Paul Ekins
  • Metaphors and systemic change
  • Leadership for sustainability : the search for tipping points
  • Sara Parkin
  • Media coverage of tipping points : searching for a balanced story
  • Joe Smith
  • Exploring adaptive governance for managing tipping points
  • Emily Boyd
  • Into a precarious future
  • Tim O'Riordan and Tim Lenton
  • Improving our chances of transition to sustainability : the role of values and the ethics of solidarity and sympathy
  • Andrew Dobson
  • Tim O'Riordan, Tim Lenton, and Ian Christie
  • Tipping elements from a global perspective
  • Tim Lenton
  • Skittles : the story of the tipping point metaphor and its relation to new realities
  • Giles Foden
  • Food security twists and turns : why food systems need complex governance
  • Tim Lang and John Ingram
Control code
ocn901547714
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 347 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191760327
Note
Oxford University Press
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)901547714

Library Locations

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