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Title About time : speed, society, people and the environment / edited by Tim Aldrich ; including contributions from Will Hutton [and others]
Published Sheffield : Greenleaf, 2005


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Description 160 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Perspectives on time / Martin Rees -- Natural clocks / Ghillean Prance -- Too many, too fast? / Jonathon Porritt -- Living time / Jay Griffiths -- The arrival of time politics / Geoff Mulgan -- Time and money / Will Hutton and Alexandra Jones -- Taking people's time seriously / David Boyle -- Ethics in time / Mary Warnock -- Time and technology / James Goodman and Britt Jorgensen -- Conclusion / Vidhya Alakeson
Summary "The idea of time offers a novel perspective on what sustainable development is all about. Looking at issues affecting society and the environment through the prism of time conveys the urgency of the challenge and leads us to solutions we might not have thought of before. "About Time", edited by the leading British think-tank Forum for the Future, brings together ten of the world's leading thinkers and writers from disciplines including biology, business, sociology, ethnography, astronomy, philosophy, politics, history and sustainability in a collection of thought-provoking essays exploring the issue of time and how it relates to the environment, economy and society. "--website
Analysis Conservation (Natural resources)
Economic conditions
Natural resources
Social conditions
Sustainable development
Technological change
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Civilization, Modern -- 1950-
Sustainable development.
Time -- Sociological aspects.
Author Aldrich, Tim, 1975-
LC no. 2015301644
ISBN 1874719918 (paperback)
9781874719915 (paperback)