Environmental Problems and Technological Opportunities

Marchetti C (1985). Environmental Problems and Technological Opportunities. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-85-080

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Abstract

The argument of the paper is that environmental problems are a direct consequence of a certain Weltanschauung Christianism brought into Western societies.

Fairly simple solutions exist for the large ecological problems generated by the intrusion of humanity in the ecosphere, including at the limit an almost complete withdrawal.

Because cultural changes have long time constants, there is no hope of short-term application of the solutions. Ecologists have to learn thinking long term and recognize that perseverance is more important than argument.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: New Feasibility Studies (NFS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:55
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2016 06:31
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/2623

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