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Published: 20 January 2011

438 Pages | 80 b/w line and halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780199587049

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Revolutions that Made the Earth

Tim Lenton and Andrew Watson

  • A new historical perspective on how we came to be here
  • An antidote to the current string of depressing and apocalyptic books about climate change
  • A new synthesis of Earth and life science, which tries to reconcile Gaia and natural selection, to show the way forward for Earth system science
  • A guide to sustainability based on the system that sustains us
  • An accessible introduction to an exciting area of science progress

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