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Author LinkSmith, Laurence C.
Title LinkThe World in 2050 : four forces shaping civilization’s northern future / Laurence C. Smith.
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Plume, 2011.
Description 322 p. [8 plates] :  ill., maps ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Flying into Fort McMurray -- Martell’s hairy prize -- The push. A tale of teeming cities -- Iron, oil, and wind -- California browning, Shanghai drowning -- The pull. Two weddings and a computer model -- One if by land, two if by sea -- The third wave -- Good-bye harpoon, hello briefcase -- Alternate endings. The Pentagon report -- The new north.
Summary The world cities are booming, wild species are vanishing, and our environment is degrading. What kind of world are we leaving for our chldren and grandchildren? Just who will flourish and who will fail in our evolving world?
Subject LinkSustainable living.
LinkEconomic forecasting.

System Number 000663437
ISBN Link9780452297470 : $16.00
Link0452297478 : $16.00

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