Beyond despair and denial, a fascinating look at progressive ways to stop the world falling apart
Andrew Simms is 'a master at joined-up progressive thinking' according to New Scientist magazine. He is a Fellow and leading light of nef (the new economics foundation).
Once again Andrew Simms has written a book full of passion as well as abundant theory, fact and analysis, integrating economics and ecology to create a vision for a positive future. And Simms recommends a simple test for any new policy or proposal: will it increase pressure on the biosphere, will it lead to a more equal distribution of wealth and income, and will it enhance human well-being? Here is a viable and attractive alternative to the flawed and senseless pursuit of growth at all costs Kate Pickett, co-author of The Spirit Level Andrew Simms is relentlessly smart: here he's produced the most comprehensive survey yet of all the answers already at our fingertips to the problems that are overwhelming us. Greed and inertia may prevent action, but we can no longer claim ignorance as an excuse Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature