A Big Fix: Radical Solutions for Australia's Environmental Crisis
Black Inc., 2005 - 113 עמודים
The warnings from scientists are urgent and unequivocal, our civilisation is unwittingly stepping in front of an ecological lorry that is about to flatten us. Ian Lowe tackles this problem and offers far-reaching solutions to our environmental and social crisis. He advocates a change to our values and social institutions.
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Professor Lowe gives a great summary of the current Australian environmental situation, minus the jargon and scientific references in this book. For me, someone who has been researching and trying to ... קרא סקירה מלאה
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