A Better Planet by Daniel C. Esty audiobook

A Better Planet: Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future

By Daniel C. Esty
Foreword by Ingrid C. Burke
Read by various narrators

Blackstone Publishing 9780300246247
14.67 Hours Unabridged
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A practical, bipartisan call to action from the world’s leading thinkers on the environment and sustainability Sustainability has emerged as a global priority over the past several years. The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change and the adoption of the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals through the United Nations have highlighted the need to address critical challenges, like the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, water shortages, and air pollution. But in the United States, partisan divides, regional disputes, and deep disagreements over core principles have made it nearly impossible to chart a course toward a sustainable future. This timely new book, edited by celebrated scholar Daniel C. Esty, offers fresh thinking and forward-looking solutions from environmental thought leaders across the political spectrum. The book’s forty essays cover such subjects as ecology, environmental justice, Big Data, public health, and climate change, all with an emphasis on sustainability. This book focuses on moving toward sustainability through actionable, bipartisan approaches based on rigorous analytical research.

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A practical, bipartisan call to action from the world’s leading thinkers on the environment and sustainability

Sustainability has emerged as a global priority over the past several years. The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change and the adoption of the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals through the United Nations have highlighted the need to address critical challenges, like the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, water shortages, and air pollution. But in the United States, partisan divides, regional disputes, and deep disagreements over core principles have made it nearly impossible to chart a course toward a sustainable future.

This timely new book, edited by celebrated scholar Daniel C. Esty, offers fresh thinking and forward-looking solutions from environmental thought leaders across the political spectrum. The book’s forty essays cover such subjects as ecology, environmental justice, Big Data, public health, and climate change, all with an emphasis on sustainability. This book focuses on moving toward sustainability through actionable, bipartisan approaches based on rigorous analytical research.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Pressing the reset button, this book brings together refreshingly new and profoundly compelling approaches to environmental policy and action in the United States and beyond.” Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Change Convention, 2010–2016
“Sustainability represents the overarching challenge of our day, which must be met with a commitment to a spirit of progress across the global community. A Better Planet offers an array of ideas for helping to deliver the ecological transition that is now an imperative.” Emmanuel Macron, President of France
A Better Planet offers new approaches to the world’s most pressing environmental problems. It’s a timely and urgently needed volume.” Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
“Provides the definitive thinking on how business leaders can address environmental issues.” Michael E. Porter, professor, Harvard Business School, on Green to Gold

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 14.67
Audience: Adult
Language: English