Common Wealth -

Common Wealth

Economics for a Crowded Planet



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Essential reading . . . could easily end up serving as the manifesto for global affairs' ALLISTER HEATH, LITERARY REVIEW Jeffrey Sachs is one of the world's leading thinkers and activists in economic development. In this inspiring new book he sets out a realistic, practical plan for solving the most severe crises our world faces - population growth, climate change, extreme poverty - in a way that will ultimately benefit all of us. By harnessing new technology and a new ethic of global co-operation, he shows, we can find common ground in our crowded world, leaving a healthy, healed planet for future generations. It is a book which appeals equally to the head and the heart. 'Common Wealth is a plan for saving the planet' ALAN BEATTIE, FINANCIAL TIMES 'Timely and significant . . . written with admirable clarity' MARTIN VANDER WEYER, DAILY TELEGRAPH 'With powerful illustrations and moving words, he describes what humanity must do if we are to share a common future on this planet' KOFI ANNAN 'This is Bigthink with a capital B' DANIEL GROSS, INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE

Product code: 9780141026152

ISBN 9780141026152
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS24
No. Of Pages 416
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Tells about how we should address the great, and interconnected, global challenges of the twenty-first century. This book shows that there are different ways of managing the world's technology, resources and politics from those being followed.