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  • By: Paul Behrens
  • Narrated by: Paul Behrens, Oliver Hembrough
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
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The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

By: Paul Behrens
Narrated by: Paul Behrens,Oliver Hembrough
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Summary

The environmental emergency is the greatest threat we face. Preventing it will require an unprecedented political and social response. And yet, there is still hope.

Academic, physicist, environmental expert and award-winning science communicator Paul Behrens presents a radical analysis of a civilisation on the brink of catastrophe. Setting out the pressing existential threats we face, he writes, in alternating chapters, of what the future could look like at its most pessimistic and hopeful. 

In lucid and clear-sighted prose, Behrens argues that structural problems need structural solutions and examines critical areas in which political will is required, including women's education, food and energy security, biodiversity and economics.

©2020 Paul Behrens (P)2020 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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