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Volume 7258, Western Regional Climate Action Initiative --- Westfield Belconnen By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 7258, Western Regional Climate Action Initiative---Westfield Belconnen Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Climate Justice Field Manual By Jill MacIntyre Witt
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At the COP 21 Climate Summit in Paris, 195 governments agreed that carbon emissions must be lowered and each country reported their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) for lowering... More > carbon emissions. Now it is up to civil society to hold governments accountable to their commitment and to also urge bolder action since their contributions are not adequate to lower emissions to a level suitable for a livable future. This project focuses on how to increase climate activism through a compilation of strategies and best practices in the form of a field manual to inform individuals and organizations on ways to move people to climate activism. A survey administered to global Climate Activists is analyzed and results provide a list of climate actions and barriers identified to help us learn what is working and what is important to focus on in the future to move people to action. This field manual provides additional insights to help build the climate justice movement.< Less
Sustainability, Climate Change & Consciousness By True Hart
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This short book aims to fill a gap, with clear and relatively simple statements on a complex issue of very great importance, which are somehow missing from the debate about, research on and the... More > search for significant responses to the significant problems of our time. This booklet need only be relatively short because the works and actions that follow on from it will be of much greater significance, with a quality of understanding, thinking and language that surpasses this work. So, this booklet exists because it aims to say what needs to be said. The hope and intention is that what it says will then be ‘said’ more eloquently, more fully and in completely different ways by others, and acted upon by many, many more. This booklet aims to generate understanding and thinking that needs to be experienced. It aims particularly to stimulate meaningful responses and actions to be manifested in this time.< Less
Sustainability, Consciousness and Climate Change By Steve Charter
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This book is unique in that it addresses the issue of the practical and pragmatic relationship between human consciousness, the crisis of human sustainability and climate change. It is a starting... More > point, both for debate, and particularly for action - it is far from an end in itself. This book identifies a direct relationship between the way our consciousness functions, and malfunctions at times, and the fact that human cultures repeatedly create unsustainable ways of living, which result from unsustainable ways of thinking, which in turn result from unsustainable ways of perceiving our relationship to the world around us, other people and cultures and life on earth in general. This has hugely practical implications. This book seeks to help us utilise our thinking, understanding, contemplative and creative capacities that are associated with our consciousness to generate the most wise, positive and sustainable responses to the current state of humanity and the world.< Less
Sustainability, Consciousness and Climate Change By Steve Charter
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This book is unique in that it addresses the issue of the practical and pragmatic relationship between human consciousness, the crisis of human sustainability and climate change. It is a starting... More > point, both for debate, and particularly for action - it is far from an end in itself. This book identifies a direct relationship between the way our consciousness functions, and malfunctions at times, and the fact that human cultures repeatedly create unsustainable ways of living, which result from unsustainable ways of thinking, which in turn result from unsustainable ways of perceiving our relationship to the world around us, other people and cultures and life on earth in general. This has hugely practical implications. This book seeks to help us utilise our thinking, understanding, contemplative and creative capacities that are associated with our consciousness to generate the most wise, positive and sustainable responses to the current state of humanity and the world.< Less
Guide for Community-based Climate Action By Longbin Zhu
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Community action is a key issue for low carbon development in China. This Guide aims to help Chinese cities to implement community-based climate actions. It focuses on the planning and implementation... More > of low carbon actions in existing communities,and provides relevant knowlege and good practice examples in terms of technology, action planning approach and mechnism construction.< Less
THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY: Two time scales By John Scales Avery
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The worst effects of climate change will only be felt in the long-term future but immediate action is needed today if catastrophic global warming is to be avoided.
Innovative Economic Policies for Climate Change Mitigation By Valentino Piana
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Climate change mitigation is still possible, if innovative economic policies are implemented, such as those provided by this book: a large array of proposals by 30 economists from developing and... More > developed countries. High and senior level policymakers (and their staff) will find fundamental outlines and insights for negotiating and laying down NAMAs (Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions) and Climate Action Plans at national, sub-national, city and sectoral levels. With more than 20 "recipes", this book is revolutionary because: 1. it leads the reader from the context to the implementation details; 2. it reverses classical textbook proportions of "90% analysis and 10% proposals" in favor of "90% proposals and 10% analysis"; 3. it relates each policy to a number of co-benefits to synergize climate mitigation with employment, competitiveness, and happiness. This second edition 2012 builds upon the experience gained in implementation worldwide.< Less
Climate Change Education: A Primer for Zoos and Aquariums By Alejandro Grajal et al.
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Science reveals that Earth’s climate is changing dramatically due to human actions. We are already seeing devastating impacts of climate change, such as the melting of polar ice, which is... More > happening faster than even the most dire predictions. Yet, efforts to educate people about climate change and mobilize actions to mitigate it have not been too successful. Despite strong scientific consensus, some people do not believe climate change is happening or if they do, they feel disempowered to make a difference. Why? Climate Change Education: A Primer for Zoos and Aquariums by the Climate Literacy Zoo Education Network, reveals what some of the best minds know about climate change science, electronic media, psychology, learning sciences, communication, and interpretation. The book explores the links between these fields and provides valuable insights to everyone, especially zoos and aquariums, but also for museums and similar cultural institutions.< Less
Catalyst Action Sports Camp By Benjamin Carlson
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Catalyst Action Sports Camp plays on the tension between the mountain and the human, capitalizing on the balance, harmony, and oneness between them. Campers are connected to the surrounding mountain... More > majesty through directed views, inspiring and exciting them to progress their skills and challenge their fears and become one with the mountain. Catalyst is infused into the existing resort, harmonizing with resort operations and stimulating life in the village in all seasons. Ultimately, Catalyst Action Sports Camp helps balance the revenue stream and provides additional stability given changing climate scenarios.< Less

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