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Earth 2020: An Insiders Guide to a Rapidly Changing Planet

Earth 2020: An Insiders Guide to a Rapidly Changing Planet by Tortell, Philippe D. 1783748451 9781783748457
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Fifty years have passed since the first Earth Day, on 22 April 1970. This accessible, incisive, and timely collection of essays brings together a diverse set of expert voices to examine how the Earths environment has changed over this past half century, and what lies in store for our planet over the coming fifty years.

Earth 2020: An Insiders Guide to a Rapidly Changing Planet responds to a public increasingly concerned about the deterioration of Earths natural systems, offering readers a wealth of perspectives on our shared ecological past, and on the future trajectory of planet Earth.

Written by world-leading thinkers on the front-lines of global change research and policy, this multi-disciplinary collection maintains a dual focus: some essays investigate specific facets of the physical Earth system, while others explore the social, legal and political dimensions shaping the human environmental footprint. In doing so, the essays collectively highlight the urgent need for collaboration across diverse domains of expertise in addressing one of the most significant challenges facing us today.

Earth 2020 is essential reading for everyone seeking a deeper understanding of the past, present and future of our planet, and the role of humanity in shaping this trajectory.

Author: Tortell, Philippe D.

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 290

Publisher: Open Book Publishers

Publication Date: 2020-04-22

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