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Manila Prints
02 July 2021
'Everyone should read this book' - MATT HAIG 'One of the most inspiring books I have ever read' - YUVAL NOAH HARARI 'Inspirational, compassionate and clear. The time to read this is NOW' - MARK RUFFALO 'Figueres and Rivett-Carnac dare to tell us how our response can create a better, fairer world' - NAOMI KLEIN Discover why there's hope for the planet and how we can each make a difference in the climate crisis, starting today.

Humanity is not doomed, and we can and will survive. The future is ours to create: it will be shaped by who we choose to be in the coming years. The coming decade is a turning point - it is time to turn from indifference or despair and towards a stubborn, determined optimism.

The Future We Choose is a passionate call to arms from former UN Executive Secretary for Climate Change, Christiana Figueres, and Tom Rivett-Carnac, senior political strategist for the Paris Agreement.

Practical, optimistic and empowering, The Future We Choose shows us steps we can all take to renew our planet and create a better world beyond the climate crisis: today, tomorrow, this year and in the coming decade.

The time to act is now. This book will change the way you see the world, and your place in it.
By:   Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac
Imprint:   Manila Prints
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   212g
ISBN:   9781786580375
ISBN 10:   1786580373
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   02 July 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Christiana Figueres was the UN Executive Secretary for Climate Change between 2010 and 2016. She was the public face of the most pivotal climate agreement in history, the Paris Climate Agreement, in 2015. Christiana is a council member of The Earthshot Prize, the most prestigious global environment prize in history. Tom Rivett-Carnac was senior political strategist for the Paris Agreement. Together they are the co-founders of Global Optimism, an organisation focused on creating environmental and social change, and co-hosts of the podcast Outrage and Optimism.

Reviews for The Future We Choose

We are at a critical moment for the survival of humans and the rest of life on Earth. In The Future We Choose, Figueres and Rivett-Carnac explain what we can do to safeguard our world. This book presents what we must do to protect our shared future - your own, and that of everyone on this planet * Leonardo DiCaprio * The Paris Agreement was a landmark for humanity. In this timely and important book, two of the principle creators of that agreement show us why and how we can now realise its' promise. I hope it is widely read and acted on * Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace * This book is what the moment demands: a handbook for climate action and optimism. Read it and act. * Ed Miliband * Compelling and persuasive. Everyone can make a difference when it comes to climate change, but far too often most of us end up feeling that the things we do are not going to be enough to solve the problem: it just seems so overwhelming. After you've read this book it will be very difficult to ever feel like that again! * Stella McCartney * A call to arms for the battle of our time. * Arnold Schwarzenegger * There could not be a more important book. * Richard Branson * Full of heart, strength and solutions... I will carry it with me everywhere. * Ellie Goulding * This book could not be more timely or important. * David Miliband, CEO, IRC & Former Foreign Secretary * I urge everyone to read it and heed its message. * Ban Ki-moon * I strongly recommend this enlightening book! The next few years are the most important in humanity's fight to solve the climate crisis. In The Future We Choose, Christiana and Tom show us what's to come, how to face it, and what can be done to make the right choice to save our planet for future generations. * Al Gore *


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