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ISBN: 9780865715981
Per Boek Wijzer Taal: engels

Auteur: Richard Heinberg

The twentieth century saw unprecedented growth in population, energy consumption, and food production. As the population shifted from rural to urban, the impact of humans on the environment increased dramatically.
The twenty-first century ushered in an era of declines, in a number of crucial parameters:
Global oil, natural gas, and coal extraction
Yearly grain harvests
Climate stability
Economic growth
Fresh water
Minerals and ores, such as copper and platinum
To adapt to this profoundly different world, we must begin now to make radical changes to our attitudes, behaviors, and expectations.
Peak Everything addresses many of the cultural, psychological, and practical changes we will have to make as nature rapidly dictates our new limits. This latest book from Richard Heinberg, author of three of the most important books on Peak Oil, touches on the most important aspects of the human condition at this unique moment in time.
A combination of wry commentary and sober forecasting on subjects as diverse as farming and industrial design, this book tells how we might make the transition from the Age of Excess to the Era of Modesty with grace and satisfaction, while preserving the best of our collective achievements. A must-read for individuals, business leaders, and policymakers who are serious about effecting real change.
Richard Heinberg is a journalist, lecturer, and the author of seven books, including The Party’s Over, Powerdown, and The Oil Depletion Protocol. He is one of the world’s foremost Peak Oil educators.

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  • library_books Kenmerken
    NUR 740
    Aantal pagina's 224 pagina's
    Auteur Richard Heinberg
    Bindwijze Hardcover
    Category Boeken
    Category Biologie
    Category Wetenschap & Natuur
    Category Onderwijs & Didactiek
    Druk New title
    Extra groot lettertype Nee
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Onderwijs & Didactiek>
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Wetenschap & Natuur><Biologie>
    Illustraties Nee
    Oorspronkelijke releasedatum 2007-09-01
    Subtitel Waking Up to the Century of Declines
    Taal Engels
    Thema Subject Code JNF
    Uitgever New Society Publishers
    Verschijningsdatum 2007-09-01
  • label Onderwerpen