Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change
|Rating||:||4.42 (537 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||320 Pages|
"The seminal, absolutely finest environmental book ever written." according to David Marks. I bought this book months ago (my first of several copies), as I was trying to decide whether to buy Heinberg's "Peak Everything". I read one of the Heinberg reviews, which suggested that I buy "Overshoot", and I was so impressed by the review that I purchased Overshoot, instead of another "peak" book.I cannot possibly say it better than the 12 other current reviewers of Catton's book, but I can say that Overshoot.is THE best ecological/environmental book I've ever seen, no qualifications possible.Why more people don't know about this book, is hard . William Catton ecological synthesis and unparalleled genius R. Jones I had heard of Mr. Catton thru internet discussions and took the opportunity to view 5 interviews with him on U-tube. I was impressed with the thoughts and intellect he presented. He did so in a plain manner with a bit of a folksy demeanor for a University prof that is. I continued to see references to this book and finally I sought it out. Like others I had traveled the path of Diamond, Heinberg, Deffeyes, and Kunstler among others. All had contributed to my learning, this book was the synthesis the total epiphany for how it all fits together. That. Glenn Corey said Full of wisdom and insight. It's hard to add anything to the reviews already posted. I especially recommend Prokopton's review. He expresses my own views pretty well.I read this book for the first time several years ago and was surprised and dismayed that there were only a few reviews of it here. It's nice to see it's getting more attention. It's the kind of book you can return to repeatedly to gain more insight or reinforce the initial ones. However, reading it may be a frustrating experience because you might find yourself screaming at our elected leaders and wondering why t
@CATTON\Overshoot@"Perhaps at no time in human history has there been a more compelling need to re-examine public assumptions and to change national expectations. Overshoot is a book that contributes to this vital task." -- Stewart Udall, former Secretary of the Interior
William R. Catton released Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change on 2017-07-19. It has 320 number of pages. u can get it on paperback or you can read it online. Beside, you can download it on any format you want such as PDF, Epub, Kindle, doc or other format. Just follow the simple step.