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By Chris Turner

The crises in our financial system, our power offer, and our weather are converging. fixing those crises calls for a primary swap in our body of reference—a decisive shift no longer loads in know-how as in strategy. within the jump, award-winning journalist Chris Turner provides a box advisor to creating the leap from our present approach of power offer and intake to a sustainable version that succeeds around the socioeconomic spectrum. it really is an built-in method, person who he calls a “great jump sideways,” since it is a lateral jump that any one could make: no longer escaping from, yet relocating toward.

Written with readability and verve, The bounce attracts on contemporary breakthroughs in cutting-edge renewable strength, fresh tech, and concrete layout to color an image of doable, sustainable economies which are already up and operating, from Europe’s “green belt” to America’s “rust belt.” The jump Turner describes lands us in a spot of reinvigorated group, renewed commercial may well, and bigger monetary well-being and social healthiness. he's taking us there via exploring interesting “great leaps” which were made all through historical past, and through tackling the largest demanding situations we are facing now.

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