Responding to climate change: the contribution of Maharishi Vedic Science

Wells, Geoffrey and Fergusson, Lee and Kettle, David and Bonshek, Anna (2017) Responding to climate change: the contribution of Maharishi Vedic Science. Journal of Health and Environmental Research, 3 (3-1). pp. 63-78. ISSN 2472-3584

Abstract

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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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: c. 2017 Science Publishing Group.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2018 06:04
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2018 05:29
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate change, global climate systems, global risks, global system cascades, wicked problems, Maharishi Vedic Science, Natural Law, technologies of Maharishi Vedic Science
Fields of Research : 04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040104 Climate Change Processes
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Identification Number or DOI: doi:10.11648/j.jher.s.2017030301.15
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/34576

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