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Managing the Earth: The Linacre Lectures 2001

Edited By: James C Briden and Thomas E Downing

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Jul 2002 | #132107 | ISBN: 019925267X
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About this book

Based on a prestigious series of lectures, 9 prominent experts consider how economic and social aspirations can be accommodated by the Earth's environmental capacity.

1 - Han-Joachim Schellnhuber & Hermann Held: How Fragile is the Earth System?
2 - Crispin Tickell: Risks of Conflict: Resource and Population Pressures
3 - Robert Costanza: Valuing the Earth: Reintegrating the Study of Humans and the Rest of Nature
4 - Bert Metz: Can Technology Save us from Global Climate Change?
5 - John Browne: The Role of Corporate Leadership
6 - Philippe Sands: Who Governs a Sustainable World? The Role of International Courts and Tribunals
7 - Joyeeta Gupta: The Climate Change Regime: Can a Divided World Unite?
8 - Thomas E Downing: Protecting the Vulnerable: Climate Change and Food Security


Contents

Introduction; 1. How Fragile is the Earth System?; 2. Risks of Conflict: Resource and Population Pressures; 3. Valuing the Earth: Reintegrating the Study of Humans and the Rest of Nature; 4. Can Technology Save us from Global Climate Change?; 5. The Role of Corporate Leadership; 6. Who Governs a Sustainable World? The Role of International Courts and Tribunals; 7. The Climate Change Regime: Can a Divided World Unite?; 8. Protecting the Vulnerable: Climate Change and Food Security

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