World at a tipping point
Hughes, Terry (2009) World at a tipping point. Australian R&D Review. p. 9.
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Human activities – largely resulting from our reliance on fossil fuels and industrialised forms of agriculture – have now reached a magnitude that may trigger irreversible environmental change to the planet. It has become critically important to define what levels of human-caused change are ‘safe’ and which are ‘unsafe’, and to stay within these boundaries to ensure continued social and economic development.
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|Date Deposited:||17 May 2010 01:02|
|FoR Codes:||05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0501 Ecological Applications > 050101 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||96 ENVIRONMENT > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960307 Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts) @ 100%|