End Game

R 97.00   R 290.00

Subtitle: Tipping Point for Planet Earth
Author: Anthony D. Barnosky and Elizabeth Anne Hadly
Publisher: William Collins (2015)
ISBN-10: 0007575661
ISBN-13: 9780007575664
Condition: Very Good. Some wear to cover edges, spine-ends a little bumped and minor creasing across the corners.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 264
Dimensions: 23.3 x 15.2 x 2.3 cm

Weight: 0.4 kg


Over Consumption, population growth, dwindling natural resources, climate change, disease, contamination, storms, thirst and war - will the struggle to simply stay alive become humanity's future rather than its past? What happens when vast population growth endangers the world's food supplies? Or our water? Our energy needs, climate, or environment? Or the planet's biodiversity? What happens if these all become critical at once? Just what is our future?

In End Game', world-renowned scientists Anthony Barnosky and Elizabeth Hadly draw on their work to explain the growing threats to humanity as the planet edges towards a resource war for remaining space, food, oil and water. And as they show, these wars are not the nightmares of a dystopian future but are already happening today. The planet is in danger now, but the solutions, as Barnosky and Hadly show, are still available. We still have the chance to avoid the tipping point and to make the future better.


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