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Greenhouse Fictions: The Sea and Summer, London, Faber, 1988 The president of the Queensland Chamber of Mines once referred to media interest in the greenhouse effect as ‘hokum.’ According to him, it’s all part of an elaborate scare campaign designed to boost Australia's co... Read More

Future Tense. Australia Beyond Election 1998. Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1999. As the 20th century draws to a close, three questions, or rather three sets of questions arise. First, where have we come from? Second, where are we now? Third, where are we going? A veritable flood... Read More

Futures and the Young - Images in a Crystal Ball: World Futures in Novels for Young People,  211 pages, I9.50 sterling (Littleton, CO, Libraries Unlimited, 1981)   Stories set in future time can be immensely useful in a field which relies so heavily on plans, projections... Read More

Enhancing Thinking and Creativity with Futures Studies, Charles E. Whaley, 99 pages, New York, Trillium Press, 1991, Pb US$12.99 Visions of a Future Australian Society: Towards an Educational Curriculum for 2000AD and Beyond, Campbell, J., McMeniman, M. & Bai... Read More

A Brief History of Everything, Shambhala, Boulder, Colorado, & Hill of Content, Melbourne, 1996, pp 339 + xvii For several decades evidence has been mounting that the worldview upon which the industrial system - and hence the entire modern world - is built, is defective. In ... Read More

A Promise of Miracles - Celebrating the Scientific Experience Penguin Books $14.95, 311 pages   Robyn Williams' collection of 59 short pieces: essays, speeches, interviews, reminiscences etc. has something for nearly everyone. Here are meetings with famous people, medita... Read More

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