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 has turned away from fossil fuels and an obsession with GDP growth.

He speaks of doom in the book, but he is also letting us see the future as it could be. Of course, it is easier to colourfully portray technological developments in comparison to political and cultural changes. Balancing nature’s books and not our own. Jonathon is arguably more responsible for helping to create that positive future than anyone I know. Jonathon is arguably more responsible for helping to create that positive future than anyone I know.

Perhaps keeping this book around your house for a year or so could help the right time to arise to digest it. And yet, I have a flyer in my mailbox reminding me of the return of the Surrey Farmers Market every weekend coming up, and my wife has informed me of the reopening of our favourite local organic farm for the season, where prices are actually cheaper overall, and completely lower our carbon footprint.


The World We Made | Jonathon Porritt

JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. I like this book because it is a positive book. Part history, part narrative, The World We Made describes the key events, technological breakthroughs, and lifestyle revolutions that could transform our planet, covering topics as wide-ranging as 3D printing, personal genomics, urban agriculture, and jonatnon digital landscape. Designs for the Pluriverse: How this connected to The World We Made, for me especially, is that there are so many of us who see what is happening in our world, can see the changes that should be made, but our anxieties of the future hold us back, and keep prritt working towards “business as usual” as both books put it.


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Read this to find out. Kudos to Sir Jonathon! It just seems unbelievable that the world would work like that, where everything works out.

The World We Made

Review An optimistic story that depicts a world where things went right. We gave this book to each of our clients last year. Grantley Showalter rated it really liked it Aug 03, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

It takes into consideration some future technologies and shows us how, if our environmental and societal issues and concerns actually happen, we can still draw solace from new technologies to show us the way.

Which might not be possible like this. The Best Books of We live in a time of pessimistic artistic visions of the future. Books by Jonathon Porritt. Incredibly thought provoking, this book looks at the optimistic view of what our world could be like in if we w to actually get our act together and start to really make a difference. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I am sure if you take this book apart and look at the technical details and figures and mqde you will find many things which might not make sense.


The characters may fight monsters or aliens, but human impulses were fundamentally good, and everything turned out well in the end. Page 1 of jnoathon Start over Page 1 of 1.

And while not all of Porritt’s or Alex’s if you will prophesies seem plausible, could this not be a testament to the ins Part science fiction, part fantasy, and part harrowing reality, The World We Made: But the book really read My verdict: The book uses effective computer illustrations to showcase how the new technologies would look like when adapted to our world. He does this project being 50 years old in the year To ee the horrors of the ;orritt, consider the positive possibilities of the future.

Since then, Stossel argues, we have constantly been in a flux of changes in our societies, attributing to our mental illnesses.