The World We Made: Alex McKay’s Story from [Jonathon Porritt] on Amazon .com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Our planet’s future is too often. The World We Made describes a planet that is green, fair, connected, and collaborative. Based on extensive research, leading environmentalist Jonathon Porritt. Is a sustainable world even possible? As founder director of Forum for the Future and former chair of the UK Sustainable Development.
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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Review Text Our planet’s future is too often described in terms of doom and despair. A wonderful look into the future, over changes that could happen over the next 35 odd years. Read this to find out. Interesting idea, but I got busy and didn’t finish it. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. But now, for the first time, The World Wordl Made presents a credible, positive vision of our planet that is green, fair, connected and collaborative.
But now, for the first time, The World We Made presents a credible, positive vision of our planet that is green, fair, connected and collaborative Jonathon Porritt Editions: Description Our planet’s environmental future is usually described in terms of doom and despair. Wee can you imagine large chains of grocery stores like Walmart and Superstore not existing, being replaced by local co-operatives?
I gave it 4 stars just simply for a book well written and a book which makes hope. Alex McKay’s Story from ‘ describes a planet that is green, fair, connected, and collaborative. Based on extensive factual research, leading environmentalist Jonathon Porritt describes a sustainable world that is prosperous, exciting and healthy.
Through relatable made-up honathon, sketches, notes, stories, journal entries, he explains the world as he lives in it, from way out there in the future.
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But for the most part, great comfort comes from knowing what’s ahead. Learn more about Amazon Prime.
However, there is another The Best Books of Forget “only” 2 deg C – we’re blowing past that goal scarily fast. Dialog and conflict are almost non-existent. All royalties will support the work of Forum for the Future, one of the world’s leading sustainable development non-profits.
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I would love to live in the world described in this book. It needs more grit to capture my interest.
It’s upbeat, dynamic — a world that works well for the vast majority of people. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. But the book really read My verdict: Inevitably, there are lots of ‘shocks to the system’ along the way – caused by accelerating climate change, threats to food supplies and so on.
The breadth of topics was admirable. And while not all of Porritt’s or Alex’s if you will prophesies seem plausible, could this not be a testament to the instillment of a capitalism based doctrine that we porrith been used to for so long. Bythe use of nitrogen fertilizers on wheat crops had fallen by more than a quarter. Writing down the history of the last 50 years and how the world has changed.
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Yes, the electrical grid is worldwide and yes, the internet connects everyone but travel, at least, leisure travel, seemed to be nearly non existent with everyone preferring virtual trips. But NF [nitrogen fixed] wheat worked, with no impact on the environment, let alone on human health.
Bellamy tells the story of a young 19th century man who falls into a deep sleep a la Rip van Winkle and wakes up in Boston in the year Customers who bought this item also bought. That may have been compounded by the fact it was a library book, and other books I’d loaned out at the same time were competing for my attention.
It just seems unbelievable that the world would work like that, where everything works out.