Synopses & Reviews
The forecasts are grim and time is running out, but that's not the end of the story. In this book, Fred Krupp, longtime president of Environmental Defense Fund, brings a surprisingly hopeful message: And in doing so, we will build the new industries, jobs, and fortunes of the twenty-first century.In these pages the reader will encounter the bold innovators and investors who are reinventing energy and the ways we use it. These entrepreneurs are poised to remake the world's biggest business and save the planet--if America's political leaders give them a fair chance to compete.
"Instead of dwelling on the negative, the authors suggest that policy changes will allow businesses to halt global warming. . . . An upbeat, forward-looking assessment of what the future could bring." Newsday
"An inspiring message of hope for individuals and a rousing call to action to political leaders worldwide." Booklist
How to harness the great forces of capitalism to save the world from catastrophe.
About the Author
Miriam Horn has written for Vanity Fair and the New York Times. She lives in New York City.In his twenty-three years as president of Environmental Defense Fund, Fred Krupp has been the foremost champion of harnessing market forces for environmental ends. He lives in Connecticut.