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The future : six drivers of global change

Author: Al Gore
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The consequential age we are living in will be remembered as one of the great turning points in civilization. Once we turn, though, where will we be? That is the compelling question Al Gore sets out to answer by examining the drivers of global change, connecting the dots among the social, economic, and political forces shaping our present and future. A rising global consciousness is forcing people around the world,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Al Gore
ISBN: 9780812992946 0812992946 9780812982893 0812982894
OCLC Number: 820665430
Description: xxxi, 558 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Earth Inc. --
The global mind --
Power in the balance --
Outgrowth --
The reinvention of life and death --
The edge.
Responsibility: Al Gore.

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"The consequential age we are living in will be remembered as one of the great turning points in civilization. Once we turn, though, where will we be? That is the compelling question Al Gore sets out to answer by examining the drivers of global change, connecting the dots among the social, economic, and political forces shaping our present and future. A rising global consciousness is forcing people around the world, but especially Americans, to rethink their basic assumptions about how the world works, and, even more fundamentally, how it should and can work. Borders matter less than ever. Technology is constantly reordering the way we live, think, work, learn, love, pray, and play"--
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