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Dr. John Cairns
(Embers: Warm Hearth Village, 2006)
This article discusss John Cairns, Jr.'s accomplishments in his sustainablity and environmental research.
It's the Biosphere, Stupid!
(Virginia Tech, 2007)
The biosphere is humankind s life support system and the source of the resources that drive exponential growth. Without the biospheric life support system functioning in a way that is favorable to humans, humankind could ...
information, Knowledge, Science, and Spirituality
(Virginia Tech, 2006)
Evolutionary spirituality is defined as an integral way of thinking and being in a world grounded in a personal, meaningful experience of the epic of evolution as one s own creation myth, or cosmological sacred story. ...
You and Earth's Resources
(Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, 2004)
Earth is a finite planet with finite resources, so any decisions humankind makes in the beginning of the twenty-first century will affect the lives of not only the future generation but the current generation as well. The ...
Extinction: The Probable Consequence of the Assault on Science and Reason
(Virginia Tech, 2011)
Humans capacity to reason and dependence on nature has been overshadowed by greed and materialism. As a result, humankind has ignored and attacked scientists and the evidence they have found concerning the state of our ...
Goals and Conditions for a Sustainable World
(Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, 2002)
This book is a collection of John Cairns, Jr.'s papers, articles, and commentaries focusing primarily on goals and conditions needed to achieve the sustainable use of the planet.
The Tyranny of Tipping Points
(EcoRes Forum, 2009)
Complex, multivariate systems have one or more tipping points, or breaking points, beyond which the state of the system permanently changes. Tipping points may be on a global scale or even a more regional scale. Once we ...
The Global Tower of Babel
(Virginia Tech, 2005)
The key to long-term economic and social stability is the sustainable use of the planet. The Global Tower of Babel is such a formidable obstacle in achieving sustainable use of the planet that the barriers must be diminished. ...
(Asian Journal of Experimental Sciences, 2008)
The day will probably come when descendants of the human race will look back at the planet their ancestors lived on and view it as a paradise compared to the hostile, alien planet they will inhabit then. The genus Homo has ...
John Cairns, Jr.: a Politically Incorrect, Plain-English Environmental Biologist
(The Social Contract, 2011)
This article highlights John Cairns, Jr.'s many accomplishments in the areas of environmental science and sustainability.