By Ian Lowe
The warnings from scientists are unequivocal: we can't maintain our present degrees of intake and development. we're depleting the Earth's traditional assets, destructive its environmental platforms and compromising social balance by means of permitting the distance to widen among wealthy and negative. in brief, we're eating the long run. except we greatly re-think the way in which we are living, the attitudes that fostered our improvement may also be the resource of our downfall.
In A enormous Fix, eminent scientist and environmentalist Ian Lowe tackles this hindrance head on and issues the right way to a sustainable destiny. Incorporating the latest information, he proposes primary alterations to our values and associations, deals far-reaching ideas and a imaginative and prescient of a more fit society - one who is humane, expert and ecologically minded.
Ian Lowe is an emeritus professor of technology, know-how and society at Griffith collage and used to be a reviewer for the United Nations-sponsored 2005 Millennium evaluation record and the 2004 document of the foreign Geosphere-Biosphere software. he's the president of the Australian Conservation origin, and is the writer or co-author of sixteen different books, together with A great Fix. Professor Lowe lives at the Sunshine Coast.
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