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Danilov-Danil'yan, Victor I.

The Biosphere and Civilization: In the Throes of a Global Crisis

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Table of contents

Part I. Civilization in Crisis: The Edge of the Abyss

1. The Global Ecological Situation
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

2. A Critically Overpopulated Planet
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

3. The Ecological Footprint of Modern Man
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

Part II. Civilization in Crisis: The Edge of the Abyss (Continued)

4. The Social Dimensions of the Crisis
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

5. Centralized Economics, the Market and Their “Contributions”
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

6. Humanity’s Spiritual Crisis as the Root Cause of the Ecological Challenge
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

Part III. World Society: Politicians and Scientists in Search of an Answer

7. First Steps by the UN and Club of Rome. The Computer Model That Rocked the World
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

8. Programs of Change: Stockholm—Rio De Janeiro—Johannesburg—Rio+20
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

9. The Path to a Systemic Understanding of the Biosphere
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

Part IV. Permanence of the Planetary Environment and the Concept of Biotic Regulation

10. Abiotic Factors in Forming the Earth’s Climate
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

11. Role of the Biota in Forming the Environment
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

12. Biotic Mechanisms for Supporting Environmental Stability
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

Part V. Weighing a Scientific Approach

13. Foundations of Sustainability in Nature and Society
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

14. Sustainable Development Within the Norms of theBiosphere’s Carrying Capacity
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

15. Prerequisites for Sustainable Development and Maintaining Ecosystems by Country and Continent. Russia’s “Special Project”
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

16. What About Coevolution?
Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan, Igor E. Reyf

Keywords: Environment, Geoecology/Natural Processes, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Sustainable Development, Ecosystems, Popular Science in Nature and Environment

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319671932
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-67192-5

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