Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

Backorder (temporarily out of stock)
4.9/5.0
21,000+ Reviews
Bookshop.org has the highest-rated customer service of any bookstore in the world
Product Details
Price
$24.00
Publisher
MIT Press
Publish Date
Pages
410
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 1.0 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780262529693

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate
About the Author

Kerryn Higgs is an Australian writer. She received her PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies from the University of Tasmania.

Reviews
This clear and cogent book is an important wake-up call. It should not need saying that it is impossible for human populations and economies to grow without limit on a finite planet, but that delusion is widespread. This book is a reminder of the inconvenient truth that should be informing our leaders, as well as an excellent analysis of the way public understanding of our global predicament has been systematically subverted for decades by powerful vested interests.--Australian Book Review--

This is an excellent book, full of historical depth and analytical insights.

--Jonathon Porritt, Resurgence & Ecologist--

Higgs' gentle, thoroughly researched, insightful book could easily become a foundation text in history, philosophy, economics, politics and, of course, in the biological sciences. All university and public libraries and indeed the members of all political and social institutions who wish to be taken seriously in debates about our future should read and discuss this work if we are to avoid the collision for which Higgs suggests we are on course.

--The Economic and Labour Relations Review--