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State Of The World 2015 : Confronting Hidden Threats To Sustainability (2015)
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Published: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2015]
Description:  xv, 165 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781610916103, 1610916107, 9781610916103, 1610916107 :,
Language:  English


We think we understand environmental damage: pollution, water scarcity, a warming world. But these problems are just the tip of the iceberg. Food insecurity, financial assets drained of value, and a rapid rise in diseases of animal origin are among the underreported consequences of an unsustainable global system. In this volume, experts explore these hidden threats along with the central question of how we can develop resilience to these and other shocks



The seeds of modern threats / Michael Renner -- Energy, credit, and the end of growth / Nathan John Hagens -- The trouble with growth / Peter A. Victor and Tim Jackson -- Avoiding stranded assets / Ben Caldecott -- Mounting losses of agricultural resources / Gary Gardner -- The oceans: resilience at risk / Katie Auth -- Whose arctic is it? / Heather Exner-Pirot -- Emerging diseases from animals / Catherine C. Machalaba, Elizabeth H. Loh, Peter Daszak, and William B. Karesh -- Migration as a climate adaptation strategy / Francois Gemenne -- Childhood's end / Tom Prugh

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Additional Credits:
Gardner, Gary, project director
Prugh, Thomas, project director
Renner, Michael, project director
Mastny, Lisa, editor
Worldwatch Institute,

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