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From Ecological History to World Ecology

  • J. P. Deleage
  • D. Hemery
Conference paper

Abstract

“From space, we see a small and fragile ball dominated not by human activity or edifice, but by a pattern of clouds, oceans, greenery and soils. Humanity’s inability to fit its doings into that pattern is changing planetary systems, fundamentally. Many such changes are accompanied by life-threatening hazards. This new reality, from which there is no escape must be recognized — and managed” (World Commission of Environment and Development).

Keywords

World Commission Sulfur Trioxide Industrial Capitalism Ecological History Ecological Crisis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Deleage
  • D. Hemery
    • 1
  1. 1.UFR de Didactique - Université Paris 7, 2, place JussieuParis, Cedex 05France

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