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The Resource An inconvenient apocalypse : environmental collapse, climate crisis, and the fate of humanity, Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen

An inconvenient apocalypse : environmental collapse, climate crisis, and the fate of humanity, Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen

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An inconvenient apocalypse : environmental collapse, climate crisis, and the fate of humanity
Title
An inconvenient apocalypse
Title remainder
environmental collapse, climate crisis, and the fate of humanity
Statement of responsibility
Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Confronting harsh ecological realities and the multiple cascading crises facing our world today, An Inconvenient Apocalypse argues that humanity's future will be defined not by expansion but by contraction. For decades, our world has understood that we are on the brink of an apocalypse--and yet the only implemented solutions have been small and convenient, feel-good initiatives that avoid unpleasant truths about the root causes of our impending disaster. Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen argue that we must reconsider the origins of the consumption crisis and the challenges we face in creating a survivable future. Longstanding assumptions about economic growth and technological progress--the dream of a future of endless bounty--are no longer tenable. The climate crisis has already progressed beyond simple or nondisruptive solutions. The end result will be apocalyptic; the only question now is how bad it will be. Jackson and Jensen examine how geographic determinism shaped our past and led to today's social injustice, consumerist culture, and high-energy/high-technology dystopias. The solution requires addressing today's systemic failures and confronting human nature by recognizing the limits of our ability to predict how those failures will play out over time. Though these massive challenges can feel overwhelming, Jackson and Jensen weave a secular reading of theological concepts--the prophetic, the apocalyptic, a saving remnant, and grace--to chart a collective, realistic path for humanity not only to survive our apocalypse but also to emerge on the other side with a renewed appreciation of the larger living world"--
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Amazon
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YDX
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1936-
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Jackson, Wes
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1958-
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Jensen, Robert
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  • Environmental degradation
  • Climatic changes
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Climatic changes
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Environmental degradation
Label
An inconvenient apocalypse : environmental collapse, climate crisis, and the fate of humanity, Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-165) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introductions: Who are we? -- Who is "we"? -- Four hard questions : size, scale, scope, speed -- We are all apocalyptic now -- A saving remnant -- Ecospheric grace -- Conclusions: The sum of all hopes and fears
Control code
1295245244
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 170 pages
Isbn
9780268203658
Lccn
2022935758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 520
System control number
(OCoLC)1295245244
Label
An inconvenient apocalypse : environmental collapse, climate crisis, and the fate of humanity, Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-165) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introductions: Who are we? -- Who is "we"? -- Four hard questions : size, scale, scope, speed -- We are all apocalyptic now -- A saving remnant -- Ecospheric grace -- Conclusions: The sum of all hopes and fears
Control code
1295245244
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 170 pages
Isbn
9780268203658
Lccn
2022935758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 520
System control number
(OCoLC)1295245244

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