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2 - Collapsing Dominoes

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 June 2023

Laurence L. Delina
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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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Civilisational collapse could occur. The cascading risks attached to climate change could happen within decades or half a century, so it is no longer the next generation that will carry the burdens of the climate emergency. Before the dominoes collapse, we must take climate risks seriously and act accordingly. If we act now, climate risks can be minimised, if not avoided.

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COVID and Climate Emergencies in the Majority World
Confronting Cascading Crises in the Age of Consequences
, pp. 11 - 18
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2023

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  • Collapsing Dominoes
  • Laurence L. Delina, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Book: COVID and Climate Emergencies in the Majority World
  • Online publication: 22 June 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108974455.003
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  • Laurence L. Delina, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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  • Online publication: 22 June 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108974455.003
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  • Laurence L. Delina, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Book: COVID and Climate Emergencies in the Majority World
  • Online publication: 22 June 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108974455.003
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