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Book Description Viva Books Private Limited, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. First edition. â In High Noon, Rischard has supplied a much-needed call for careful thought and for action. We can now build on his extremely clear discussion of the major global issues facing the world today; of the linkages among them, and of opportunities to do something about them, not least by making use of his concept of Global Issues Networks. I hope this book will be widely read and discussed.â -Murray Gell-Mann in this age of instant communication and biotechnology, on this ever-smaller planet, what kinds of problems have we created for ourselves? How do we tackle them in a world where the accustomed methods used by nation-states may be reaching their natural limits? In High Noon, J.F. Rischard challenges us to take a new approach to the problems of the twenty-first century. Defining and then offering a brief overview of the twenty most important and urgent global problems, Rischard finds that they all have two things in common: Printed Pages: 256. Seller Inventory # 5599BV