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Global Chorus: 365 Voices on the Future of the Planet

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"Global Chorus" is a remarkable, illustrated collection of 365 daily meditations around some very large and increasingly crucial themes: "Do you think that humanity can find a way past the current global environmental and social crises? Will we be able to create the conditions necessary for our own survival as well as that of other species on the planet? What would these c ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published October 29th 2014 by RMB | Rocky Mountain Books (first published October 14th 2014)
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David Roberts
Dec 25, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I loved the idea of the book. Get different people, from all walks of life and environmental concerns, to each contribute a one page essay on our environment and what needs to be done. And some of these short essays are just brilliant, and shed new light on issues that I thought that I understood.

The problem is that the essays themselves become unduly repetitive, ploughing the same furrows of global warming and farm-to-table issues. While I know that it already took a lot of work to bring the b
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Belinda
Apr 14, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An absolutely AMAZING collection from across the globe in response to the question(s)
"Do you think that humanity can find a way past the current global environmental and social crises? Will we be able to create the conditions necessary for our own survival, as well as that of other species on the planet? What would these conditions look like? In summary, then, and in the plainest of terms, do we have hope, and can we do it?

Rich with ideas and emotional passages, each selection tugs at your hear
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