The Future Of Nature: Documents Of Global Change by Libby RobinThe Future Of Nature: Documents Of Global Change by Libby Robin

The Future Of Nature: Documents Of Global Change

EditorLibby Robin, Sverker Sörlin, Paul Warde

Paperback | October 22, 2013

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This anthology provides an historical overview of the scientific ideas behind environmental prediction and how, as predictions about environmental change have been taken more seriously and widely, they have affected politics, policy, and public perception. Through an array of texts and commentaries that examine the themes of progress, population, environment, biodiversity and sustainability from a global perspective, it explores the meaning of the future in the twenty-first century. Providing access and reference points to the origins and development of key disciplines and methods, it will encourage policy makers, professionals, and students to reflect on the roots of their own theories and practices.
Libby Robin is Professor of environmental history in the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University and a senior research fellow at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra. Sverker Sörlin is Professor of environmental history at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, and co-founder o...
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Title:The Future Of Nature: Documents Of Global ChangeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:584 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.97 inPublished:October 22, 2013Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300184611

ISBN - 13:9780300184617

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Winner the 2013 New England Book Festival given by the JM Northern Media Family of Festivals, in the Compilations/Anthologies Category.