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Surviving the Century: Facing Climate Chaos and Other Global Challenges
Date Published: May 2007
Stock Code: 61634
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Environmental and human catastrophe looms ever larger for planet Earth. From the need to build sustainable cities to house growing billions to transforming the international trade system to tackling run-away climate change, positive, powerful action is needed now to turn a deepening global crisis into an opportunity for change.
This book, the first major output by leading lights from the World Future Council (WFC), a new international lobby for future generations, seeks nothing less than a complete transformation of how humans relate to the world and one another.
Herbert Girardet is Director of Programs of the World Future Council. He is an author and co-author of ten books and 50 TV documentaries on sustainable development. At the Rio Earth Summit he received a UN Global 500 Award. His most recent books are Cities, People, Planet Liveable Cities for a Sustainable World (2004), and Shaping our Future (2005).
For millennia, humankind has exploited the Earth without counting the cost. Now, as the world warms and weather patterns dramatically change, the...
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