Modern civilization’s most distinct characteristics are due to science and science-based technology. In this Chapter, we exemplify these characteristics focusing on the prevalent impact of science and science-based technology on man, society, the environment and climate change, and on the fundamental role of energy in both science and society.
- Modern Civilization
- Science-based Technology
- European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC)
- Synthetic Biology
- Civilization Sustainability
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Christophorou, L.G. (2018). Distinct Characteristics of Modern Civilization. In: Emerging Dynamics: Science, Energy, Society and Values. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90713-0_2
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