Earth in the Balance: Forging a New Common Purpose

Earth in the Balance: Forging a New Common Purpose

by Al Gore

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Al Gore leads the charge against climate change, the world's greatest threat, in an incendiary new foreword to this timeless classic that launched his environmental career. If you want to know Gore, you need this book!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134038459
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/13/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 432
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Al Gore is an Academy Award winning filmmaker, the author of New York Times bestseller An Inconvenient Truth, a Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and former Vice President of the US.

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Coming 'Environment Decade' * Introduction * Part I: Balance at Risk * Ships in the Desert * The Shadow Our Future Throws * Climate and Civilization: A Short History * Buddha‘s Breath * If the Well Goes Dry * Skin Deep * Seeds of Privation * The Wasteland * Part II: The Search for Balance * Self-Stewardship * Eco-nomics: Truth or Consequences * We Are What We Use * Dysfunctional Civilization * Environmentalism of the Spirit * Part III: Striking the Balance * A New Common Purpose * A Global Marshall Plan * Conclusion * Index

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