Eleven billion people will crowd this marvelous planet by century's end. If the global economy were to grow five-fold during this period as predicted, humanity's ecological footprint would exceed Earth's biocapacity by 400%. We need to chart a new course to the future.The sweeping changes that make a 'full world' work-involving dual processes of destruction and reconstruction-will transform global culture, agriculture, and ultimately the human race. ELEVEN is a call to consciousness. Only an 'ethical revolution' will allow us to carry forward an ever-advancing civilization. Paul Hanley proposes a transformational model that will help individuals, institutions, and communities make an eleven-billion world work for everyone-and the planet....
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About the Author
Paul Hanley has published two books and thousands of articles on the environment, agriculture, and other topics. He has been environment columnist with the Saskatoon StarPhoenix since 1989. Paul is a recipient of the Canadian Environment Award. He lives in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with his wife and the youngest of three sons....