Dry Times Blueprint for a Red Land
List Price: $49.95
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
With the knowledge from their deserts, Australians can reshape the human story. The desert is teaching them new ways to live, manage slender resources, and cope with lack of water and energy, harsh climate and isolation. These issues will confront most of the worldâ€™s citizens in the 21st Century, as climate change, population growth and resource scarcity impact on society. The deserts also teach what it is to be Australian, how to dwell within the rhythms and constraints of a vast continent that is three quarters arid. Australians find it hard to decide about the Outback: is it remote and unassailableâ€”or at the core of their national identity? Endlessly Australians debate whether they More...
Julian Cribbis an award-winning journalist and science writer and the author ofThe White Death.
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