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Porritt, Jonathon

Works: 101 works in 249 publications in 7 languages and 6,237 library holdings
Genres: Forecasts  Juvenile works  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: S944, 363.7
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Publications about Jonathon Porritt
Publications by Jonathon Porritt
Most widely held works by Jonathon Porritt
Save the earth by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,841 libraries worldwide
The author's distinctive message is augmented by contributions from many other eminent environmentalists, each with a different perspective on the world's environmental problems
Capitalism as if the world matters by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
39 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
"In this fresh, politically charged analysis, Jonathon Porritt addresses the most pressing question of the 21st century: can capitalism, as the only real economic game in town, be retooled to deliver a sustainable future? Drawing on the latest research, Porritt argues that it can and it must be, and he lays out the framework for a new 'sustainable capitalism' that cuts across the political divides in offering a future of sustainable prosperity, equity and ecosystem integrity."--Jacket
Seeing green : the politics of ecology explained by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
21 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and Turkish and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Playing safe : science and the environment by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Confronts the assessment of the benefits and risks of scientific advance, advising a cautious and sceptical approach in applying scientific knowledge as we try to improve the world around us. The author takes on three crucial topics: climate change; genetic engineering; and toxic chemicals
The world we made : Alex McKay's story from 2050 by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Our planet's future is too often described in terms of doom and despair. However, there is another perspective that is not only positive, but credible, too. The book describes a planet that is green, fair, connected, and collaborative. Based on extensive research, leading environmentalist Jonathon Porritt reveals how we can achieve a genuinely sustainable world by 2050 if we act immediately. Part history, part narrative, the book describes the key events, technological breakthroughs, and lifestyle revolutions that could transform our planet, covering topics as wide-ranging as 3D printing, personal genomics, urban agriculture, and the digital landscape. The book's innovative ideas are brought to life with futuristic photographs, infographics, and hand-drawn sketches, while an extensive index provides the tools and tips needed to prepare for what's ahead
Captain Eco and the fate of the earth by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Planet Earth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Saving species: Many of the animals featured in the Planet Earth series are endangered so do we face an extinction crisis? Saving Species asks the experts if there really is a problem, looks at the reasons behind the declining numbers of particular animals and questions how we choose which species we want to conserve
The coming of the Greens by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Globalism and regionalism by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
"The world is simultaneously approaching a number of crises; from climate change, to global inequity, unbalanced population growth, resource shortage and terrorism. Jonathan Porritt, in this well-argued book, recognises the role that globalism plays as both part of the problem and as an essential part of the solution. He addresses different possible modes of globalism and challenges the world's leaders to reform the way business as we know it is done. A sequel to his 2007 book Capitalism as if the World Matters, Globalism and Regionalism should be read by everyone who has an interest in the future of our planet."--Jacket
Where on earth are we going? by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Friends of the Earth handbook ( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
How green is Britain? by Friends of the Earth( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Renewable energy in power systems by L. L Freris( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 59 libraries worldwide
L'intégration de l'électricité fournie par les énergies renouvelables au réseau électrique exige une réflexion approfondie; elles dépendent d'éléments variables, tels que le vent, l'eau et le soleil, qui conditionnent la production. Cet ouvrage aborde de manière détaillée les aspects suivants : les caractéristiques des générateurs classiques et des générateurs intermittents ; l'équilibre du réseau entre l'offre et la demande ; les méthodes de conversion des énergies renouvelables en électricité ; les systèmes de puissance ; la privatisation de l'électricité et la création de nouveaux marchés, notamment l'électricité "verte" ; le développement des énergies renouvelables grâce aux progrès techniques. [Source : d'après la 4e de couverture]
Salvemos la tierra by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
6 editions published in 1991 in Spanish and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Lifelines by Alex Johnston( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Looks at the work of teenaged environmental campaigner Alex Johnston, including many of the letters she has written and received during her campaigning. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
Programme of the German Green Party by Grünen (Political party)( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Earth mirth ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Storytelling for a greener world : environment, community and story-based learning ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Green alternatives in a troubled world by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Undetermined and English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Actuar con prudencia : ciencia y medio ambiente by Jonathon Porritt( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Ionathon Porritt
Porritt, J.
ポーリット, ジョナサン
English (115)
Spanish (11)
French (4)
Chinese (3)
Turkish (3)
Italian (2)
Dutch (1)
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