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World We Made, The: Alex McKay's Story from 2050
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WORLD WE MADE, THE: ALEX MCKAY'S STORY FROM 2050

PAPERBACK BY PORRITT, JONATHON

£24.95

ISBN
9780714863610
IMPRINT
PHAIDON PRESS LTD
 
 
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PUBLISHER
PHAIDON PRESS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
320 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 SEP 2013

DESCRIPTION

Our planet's environmental future is usually described in terms of doom and despair. 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.Part history, part personal memoir, The World We Made reveals how it is possible to reach a genuinely sustainable world by 2050; describing the key events, technological breakthroughs and lifestyle revolutions that will transform our planet.Packed with images that bring to life this exciting, high-tech and human world, featuring futuristic photographs, graphics and hand-drawn sketches, The World We Made covers topics as wide-ranging as the 'energy internet' to slow travel airships; 3D printing to robotics; and personal genomics to urban agriculture - all grounded in cutting edge technological insights.Providing all the tools and advice to prepare yourself for what is ahead, the book is essential reading for everyone interested in a positive future for our planet. All royalties will go to support the work of Forum for the Future, one of the world's leading sustainable development non-profits.