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Gore, Albert, 1948-
The future : six drivers of global change / Al Gore
Alternate Title Six drivers of global change
First edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Random House, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HM831 .G685 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Social change
Economic history -- 21st century
Technological innovations
Global environmental change
Physical Description xxxi, 558 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [379]-387) and index
Contents Earth Inc. -- The global mind -- Power in the balance -- Outgrowth -- The reinvention of life and death -- The edge

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