Responding to Climate Change: The Contribution of Maharishi Vedic Science
Journal of Health and Environmental Research
Volume 3, Issue 3-1, May 2017, Pages: 63-78
Received: Apr. 1, 2017; Accepted: Apr. 6, 2017; Published: Apr. 27, 2017
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Geoffrey Wells, Maharishi Vedic Science, Ethics and Sustainability, Maharishi Vedic Research Institute, Gold Coast, Australia; and University of South Australia Business School, Adelaide, Australia
Lee Fergusson, Maharishi Vedic Science and the Environment, Maharishi Vedic Research Institute, Gold Coast, Australia; and School of Business, Education, Law and the Arts, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia
David Kettle, Urban Sustainability and Maharishi Vedic Science, Maharishi Vedic Research Institute, Auckland, New Zealand
Anna Bonshek, Art and Maharishi Vedic Science, Maharishi Vedic Research Institute, Gold Coast, Australia
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The scope and reach of the climate change challenge is clearly unprecedented, as is its level of global urgency. We review the broad results of the scientific program associated with it. These results identify serious impacts on physical, biological, and human systems, as separate systems and as cascading through them. The global risks associated with these impacts are daunting. Modern analytic approaches to this order of complexity and uncertainty have so far made only a limited contribution to its understanding and resolution. In particular these approaches identify a crucial gap: the understanding and modelling of the whole, rather than the parts, of the system. We then advance the promise of Maharishi Vedic Science in providing this missing scientific knowledge, in principle and in practice. In particular we explore a model offered by Maharishi Vedic Science which describes eight levels of Natural Law to embrace all the complex diverse systems of which the global climate system is comprised. Further we review the technologies through which Maharishi Vedic Science offers to restore balance, integration and orderly growth to all systems from their foundation in the Unified Field of Natural Law. We outline the extensive scientific research program which has provided robust support for the predictions of Maharishi Vedic Science with respect to both individual and collective life; which extend, we suggest, to the global community and to the global challenge of climate change.
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Climate Change, Global Climate Systems, Global Risks, Global System Cascades, Wicked Problems, Maharishi Vedic Science, Natural Law, Technologies of Maharishi Vedic Science
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Geoffrey Wells, Lee Fergusson, David Kettle, Anna Bonshek, Responding to Climate Change: The Contribution of Maharishi Vedic Science, Journal of Health and Environmental Research. Special Issue: Maharishi Vedic Science: Creating a Sustainable Future. Vol. 3, No. 3-1, 2017, pp. 63-78. doi: 10.11648/j.jher.s.2017030301.15
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