The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change (CD-Audio)
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Former vice president Al Gore is co-founder and chairman of Generation Investment Management. He is also a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and a member of Apple Inc.s board of directors. Gore spends the majority of his time as chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit devoted to solving the climate crisis. Gore was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives four times and the U.S. Senate twice. He served eight years as vice president. He authored the bestsellers Earth in the Balance, An Inconvenient Truth, The Assault on Reason, and Our Choice. He is a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
From the former vice president and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes An Inconvenient Truth for everythinga frank and clear-eyed assessment of six critical drivers of global change in the decades to come.
Ours is a time of revolutionary change that has no precedent in history. With the same passion he brought to the challenge of climate change, and with his decades of experience on the front lines of global policy, Al Gore surveys our planets beclouded horizon and offers a sober, learned, and ultimately hopeful forecast in the visionary tradition of Alvin Tofflers Future Shock and John Naisbitts Megatrends. In The Future, Gore identifies the emerging forces that are reshaping our world:
Ever-increasing economic globalization has led to the emergence of what he labels Earth Inc.an integrated holistic entity with a new and different relationship to capital, labor, consumer markets, and national governments than in the past.
The worldwide digital communications, Internet, and computer revolutions have led to the emergence of the Global Mind, which links the thoughts and feelings of billions of people and connects intelligent machines, robots, ubiquitous sensors, and databases.
The balance of global political, economic, and military power is shifting more profoundly than at any time in the last five hundred yearsfrom a U.S.-centered system to one with multiple emerging centers of power, from nation-states to private actors, and from political systems to markets.
A deeply flawed economic compass is leading us to unsustainable growth in consumption, pollution flows, and depletion of the planets strategic resources of topsoil, freshwater, and living species.
Genomic, biotechnology, neuroscience, and life sciences revolutions are radically transforming the fields of medicine, agriculture, and molecular scienceand are putting ...
|Genre||POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization|
|Publisher Date||2013-01-29 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.9 lb|
|Subtitle||Six Drivers of Global Change|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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