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Conclusions

Toby Tyrrell

in On Gaia: A Critical Investigation of the Relationship between Life and Earth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121581
eISBN:
9781400847914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121581.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This concluding chapter evaluates the Gaia hypothesis. Based on the evidence studied in this book, the chapter argues that the Gaia hypothesis is not a reasonable picture of how Earth and life ... More


Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Julian Agyeman and Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The legacy of environmental catastrophe in the states of the former Soviet Union includes desertification, pollution, and the toxic aftermath of industrial accidents, the most notorious of which was ... More


Nature, science and cosmology

Bill Jordan

in Why the Third Way failed: Economics, morality and the origins of the 'Big Society'

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426567
eISBN:
9781447304296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426567.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter turns to a more fundamental failure of the Third Way – its inability to recognise and challenge tendencies in global capitalism that threaten future well-being. The obvious manifestation ... More


Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future

Allen Thompson and Jeremy Bendik-Keymer (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017534
eISBN:
9780262301541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017534.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Predictions about global climate change have produced both stark scenarios of environmental catastrophe and purportedly pragmatic ideas about adaptation. This book takes a different perspective, ... More


Catastrophizing in the Age of Climate Change

Gerard Passannante

in Catastrophizing: Materialism and the Making of Disaster

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226612218
eISBN:
9780226612355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226612355.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The afterword considers the various ways catastrophizing persists in contemporary eco-critical discourse, arguing that returning to the history of the mind’s making of disaster might itself be a form ... More


Naturalists Plan a North Pacific Empire

Ryan Tucker Jones

in Empire of Extinction: Russians and the North Pacific's Strange Beasts of the Sea, 1741-1867

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199343416
eISBN:
9780199373819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343416.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

While fur traders hunted down North Pacific animals, natural historians in St. Petersburg such as Peter Simon Pallas tried to implement various plans for transforming the region. Their growing ... More


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