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Believing Cassandra : how to be an optimist in a pessimist's world

Author: Alan AtKisson
Publisher: London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"A bestseller on Amazon.com within months of its first release, Alan AtKisson's debut book quickly became a modern classic of sustainability literature. Global companies, grassroots groups, university courses, government agencies, and even the US Army ordered it by the box. Now fully revised and updated, Believing Cassandra: How to be an Optimist in a Pessimist's World is even more relevant, fresh, and motivating  Read more...
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AtKisson, Alan, 1960-
Believing Cassandra.
London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2011
(DLC) 2010028011
(OCoLC)645889841
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan AtKisson
ISBN: 9781849775229 1849775222 9781136540622 1136540628
OCLC Number: 694729184
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 226 pages) : illustrations
Contents: When worlds collapse --
A brief history of Cassandra's dilemma --
In the gallery of global trends --
It's the system --
Cassandra's laughter, Cassandra's tears --
Armageddon, utopia or both? --
The future in a word --
The proof of the possible --
The innovation diffusion game --
Accelerate to survive.
Responsibility: Alan AtKisson.

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Shows us how to catch the wave to an enticing, sustainable future. This title empowers the reader to join the pioneers who created the ideas, techniques and practices of sustainable living - the  Read more...

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