Earth In Human Hands

Author: David Grinspoon
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455589136
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We must become graceful planetary engineers, conscious shapers of our environment and caretakers of Earth's biosphere. This is a perspective that begs us to ask not just what future do we want to avoid, but what do we seek to build?

Author: Jared M. Diamond
ISBN: 9789747799149
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Author: Isaac Asimov
ISBN: 9789747375862
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Process Theology A Guide For The Perplexed

Author: Bruce G. Epperly
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 056732009X
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Jesus' vision of abundant life inspires the church's mission to all humankind and,
insofar as possible, to the non-human world. Abundant life is intended for
humankind and all creation as an essential factor in the realization of God's
vision of Shalom. The mission of the church is especially important because the
personal and planetary future is both open and at risk. An open and ... What we
do truly matters not only in shaping our own destiny, but in contributing to the fate
of the earth.

Freedom Journeys

Author: Arthur Ocean Waskow
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 1580234453
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It reminds us that in a generation when the very cycles of the web of life on earth
are stuttering and stammering, damaged by the changes we humans have
worked upon our planet, we may need to reshape history in order to keep the
cycles of future generations flowing. It gives a poignant depth to living in a
generation when for some species birth itself has become problematic—when on
the one hand human populations are exploding and on the other hand pollution
of the earth and ...

Toward A Politics Of The Planet Earth

Author: Harold Hance Sprout
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
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The custodians of the most destructive machines now hold in their hands the
means to terminate human history altogether. But it may be doubted whether, in
any constructive sense, today's world is any nation's exclusive province, empire,
or political orbit — or is likely to become so in any foreseeable future. On the
contrary, in important respects to be examined in Chapter 17 and elsewhere, the
trend seems to run in the opposite direction — toward greater interdependence
that ...

Shaping Our Common Future Dangers And Opportunities

Author: Joseph Rotblat
ISBN: 9789810219437
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Those clouds would prevent penetration by sunlight, resulting in the Earth
cooling. In the greenhouse effect, on the contrary, gases thrown into the
atmosphere by human activities prevent the escape of the infrared radiant energy
emitted by the Earth - thus provoking a temperature increase on the Earth's
surface. The thinning of the ozone layer, on the other hand, allows for the entry of
ultraviolet rays of solar origin, causing damage to Man and to the ecological
equilibrium. In fact, all ...

Scholastic Update

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Finally, the series focuses on the sun's role in powering our planet and the role of
humankind in shaping Earth's future. Planet Earth is an ... Earth is unique. Why?
Rare film footage highlights the strange world of Jupiter, a raging volcano on Io,
and acid-rain clouds of Venus. These other worlds are explored to see how they
differ from and resemble our planet. Gifts From The Earth, Feb. 19 -This ... our
local star. Fate of the Earth, March 5-Does human activity threaten Earth's future?

World Faiths Encounter

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Everyone recognizes the NASA photographs - those images of the blue-green
planet hanging in space - which forever changed humanity's appreciation for the
earth. But there is also a ... Likewise, new cosmologies and visions of the future
shape our personal responses and behavior. ... On the other hand, the pragmatic
vision of the Parliament, that religious humans are indeed capable of envisioning
- and responsible for creating - the future, may help to precipitate 68 Joel


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In sum, if we interbreed with the aliens (who have advanced genetic engineering
capacity and can control the results with a high degree of precision), then our
hybrid offspring can have the planet back. Lilith has survived a nuclear ... Though
given the option to personally opt out of the xenogenesis plan and live out the
rest of her life in peace on the spaceship, Lilith comes to the conclusion that
helping shape the future of humanity will be worth the difficulty. As she explains it
to one of ...