Only Planet. Climate Guide for the 21st Century: Seven Natural Pathways to a Promising Future for Our Planet
This book shows us where we humans come from, where we stand and how we need to proceed right now, with nature in a central role. 7 enticing perspectives for the future are described with tangible handles that tell us how to proceed. Hope and a positive outlook as a welcome change to the often negative daily news. Great to see how Tim combines his personal experience with a scientific approach, in clear and understandable language and accessible to anyone who is interested. — Lodewijk Hoekstra, tv-gardener, presenter and advocate for a more sustainable world.
The vision for the future presented by Van Hattum fits seamlessly with the younger generation’s vision. A cleaner, greener and more sociable world. This book is like a guide to this liveable future and anyone can use it to start the journey. — Aniek Moonen, Chair of the Young Climate Movement.
We are at the beginning of the most adventurous journey mankind will ever make. A journey toward a greener future for our planet, the ’only planet’ we have. Climate change and the loss of biodiversity are the greatest challenges of our time. The past couple of years we are flooded with doom scenarios and images of floods, extreme droughts and forest fires. All these messages worry us. But we do not have time for despair. It is time to act.
The good news is that most solutions for dealing with climate change are already available. The main solution is to balance our society in relation to nature. If we better cooperate with nature and apply smart technology on a large scale, our future will look hopeful again. This book takes you – along seven pathways – on a journey to inspiring examples in this world, and shows you that this transition has already begun. With this climate guide, packed with solutions for the 21st century, you will be inspired to help building our hopeful future.
- English sample available