Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century (Hardcover)

By Alex Steffen, Albert Gore, Jr. (Foreword by), Bruce Sterling (Introduction by)
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Written by leading new thinkers who believe that the means for building a better future lie all around, this text is packed with the information, resources, reviews, and ideas that give readers the tools they need to make a difference. From eco-building to responsible shopping, political action to humanitarian relief, this work puts the power to solve problems into the readers' hands. (Environmental Studies)

About the Author


Alex Steffen is the founder and executive editor of Worldchanging.com, a global nonprofit media collaborative dedicated to exploring tools, models, and ideas for building a better future. The site won the Utne Independent Press Award and has been nominated for a Webby for Best Blog. He lives in Seattle.

Former Vice President Al Gore is chairman of Current TV, an independently owned cable and satellite television nonfiction network for young people. He also serves as chairman of Generation Investment Management, a firm that focuses on a new approach to sustainable investing. The author of two previous bestsellers, "Earth in the Balance" and "An Inconvenient Truth,"

Bruce Sterling is the author of the nonfiction books Tomorrow Now and The Hacker Crackdown, as well as the novels Distraction, Holy Fire, Heavy Weather, and Islands in the Net. With William Gibson he co-authored the acclaimed novel The Difference Engine. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Austin, Texas.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780810930957
ISBN-10: 0810930951
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: November 2006
Pages: 600
Language: English