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Alienation

From: Finding Our Niche

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In the first chapter of Finding Our Niche, Alienation, Loring introduces the eco-modernist philosophy that humans are inherently destructive of and separate from nature, and explains how that … 26 $2.60 Add
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Pristine

From: Finding Our Niche

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In the second chapter of Finding Our Niche, Pristine, Loring describes how he first landed in Alaska and how his experiences there reshaped his ideas of how humans engage with the natural world, … 29 $2.90 Add
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On Nature’s Limits and the Human Condition

Five Axioms of Sustainability

From: Peak Everything

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My aim in this chapter is to explore the history of the terms sustainable and sustainability, and their various published definitions, and then to offer a set of five axioms (self-evident truths) … 14 $1.40 Add
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Technological Optimism and Belief in Progress

From: Techno-Fix

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Technological Optimism and Belief in Progress postulates that belief in progress exhibits characteristics similar to those of religious faith and that most techno-optimism is based on ignorance, … ; 33 $3.30 Add
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The End of One Era, The Beginning of Another

The Psychology of Peak Oil and Climate Change

From: Peak Everything

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The historic global shift from a regime of cheap fossil fuel energy sources to one of declining and expensive fossil fuels and scarce replacements will impact every living person, every … 15 $1.50 Add
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The End of One Era, The Beginning of Another

Bridging Peak Oil and Climate Change Activism

From: Peak Everything

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The problems of Climate Change and Peak Oil both result from societal dependence on fossil fuels. Climate Change has to do with carbon emissions and their effects — including the impacts on … 19 $1.90 Add