Spring 2018: Introduction to Mitigation and Adaptation Studies

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Class 7 (01/31/2018): Attempting a Diagnosis

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Summary

Attempting a diagnosis of what is currently taking place, it becomes clear that climate change and sea level rise are symptoms of the underlying global change. The crossing of global boundaries of the safe operating space for humanity is putting the system on a rapid transition to a new state unknow to humanity.

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World Watch Institute, 2013.

Ruddiman, 2005.

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