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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The World We Made

Oct 03, Ashley rated it liked it. Review Text Our planet’s future is too often described in terms of doom and despair.

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The World We Made: Alex McKay’s Story from by Jonathon Porritt

The story and viewpoint of how the first half of the 21st century has developed is remarkably consistent and extremely well though lorritt. It details many ways in which we can make changes to improve the future. Forget “only” 2 deg C – we’re blowing past that goal scarily fast. Nov 12, Isaiah Ptaszynska rated it liked it. Severin rated it really liked it Nov 29, Alexa Actionable Jonathpn for the Web. See 1 question about The World We Madeā€¦. A former Director of Friends of the Earth, he is the founding director of Forum for the Future, and an eminent commentator, author, and broadcaster.

He does this project being 50 years old in the year Perhaps keeping this book around your house for a year or so could help the right time to arise to digest it. An optimistic story that depicts a world where things ionathon right. Though I share Porritt’s optimism over the possibilities that technology could offer us, the political and social changes he puts forward as part of his story seem far fetched. This is an uplifting and encouraging read, definitely porgitt if the media and politics are giving you a creeping sense of fatalism about climate change.


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In The World We Made, the end of the world is not nigh. Chris rated it liked it Mar 23, Aaron Berg rated it really liked it Apr 08, Interesting idea, but I got busy and didn’t finish it. To ask other readers questions about The World We Madeplease sign jjonathon. Aug 23, Veronica rated it it was amazing. A wonderful look into the future, over changes that could happen over the next 35 odd years. There are things that may shock or you.

It might well help some of those environmentalists wavering because of pessimism about the future. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Kudos to Sir Jonathon! Aun Sukijjakhamin rated it liked it Feb 10, It’s such a ghe concept, one of the most “relatable” works about jonatho that I’ve encountered. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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In return for the nutrients they need, the bacteria provide the plants with their own supply of nitrogen-based fertilizer. The world envisioned seemed smaller, with everyone living in small inward looking communities. The Education of an Unlikely Activist In a world where doom and gloom surrounds us everywhere, Jonathon Porritt shows us that another future is possible.


Of course there are leaps, but he is not basing this off of his own wild imagination, he is using current fact and scientific projections as a precursor.

Mar 09, Tim rated it liked it. That wasn’t the case although there were unique things written about which I started to do in my own life in the past year, such as deconstructing clothing and refashioning them rather than donating them or buying new clothes.

English Choose a language for shopping. This world, while at times fantastical, is not unimaginable.

However, there is another perspective that is not only positive, but credible, too. I am sure if you take this book apart and look at the technical details and figures and things you will find many things which might not make sense. The World We Made is essential reading for anyone interested in preserving our planet.

It is a worthy attempt to engage readers and there are many who might be put off by a book that bleats about the dangers we face and that berates the reader about what the author thinks that we should be doing.