Space on Earth Saving Our World by Seeking Others
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Many environmentalists think going into space detracts from solving problems here on Earth. Many astrophysicists feel environmentalism hampers their exploration and settlement of space. Actually environmentalism and space exploration have one and the same objective, argues leading astro-biologist Professor Charles Cockell: to ensure humanity has a home. Cockell calls for a fusion of the two movements as the only way forward. The technologies we develop to live sustainably on Earth, such as wind and solar power, will also establish humanity in space. The exploration of space will provide new resources and skills for the protection of the Earth's environment. For example, studying extreme…
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 11/28/2006
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
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