Surviving the 21st Century | 5 CEU

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How can we best survive the ten great existential challenges that are now coming together to confront us? Examine the challenges from the latest scientific perspectives, while integrating solutions at global and individual levels. This is focused on issues for the two next generations who will have to deal with the compounding risks they inherit, and which flow from overpopulation, resource pressures and human nature. Explore ten intersecting areas of activity (mass extinction, resource depletion, WMD, climate change, universal toxicity, food crises, population and urban expansion, pandemic disease, dangerous new technologies and self-delusion) which pose manifest risks to civilization and, potentially, to our species’ long-term future. Conclude with clear conclusions and consensus advice on what needs to be done at the global level and empowers individuals with what they can do for themselves to make a difference.

Learning Objectives

  • Articulate the challenges from the latest scientific perspectives, while integrating solutions at global and individual levels.
  • Integrate clear conclusions and consensus advice on what needs to be done at the global level and empowers individuals with what they can do for themselves to make a difference.
  • Assimilate ten intersecting areas of activity (mass extinction, resource depletion, WMD, climate change, universal toxicity, food crises, population and urban expansion, pandemic disease, dangerous new technologies and self-delusion) which pose manifest risks to civilization.

Exam: 25 true/false statements. Downloadable. Unlimited retakes. View our "How It Works" video.
Kindle eBook: 2331 KB. ASIN: B01LXL7EC1. Accessible in the U.S. only.
Book: Paperback, 272pp. Sep 2016. ISBN-13: 978-3319412696

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