2040: a Handbook for the Regeneration

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Macmillan by Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited, 2019 - Climatic changes - 304 pages
"Like most of us, Damon Gameau has spent most of his adult years overwhelmed into inaction by the problem of climate change and its devastating effects on the planet. But when Damon became a father, he knew he couldn't continue to look away. So he decided to do what he does best, and tell a story. And the story became an imagining of what the world could look like in 2040, if we all decided to start doing things differently, right now. The result is the era-defining documentary 2040 - a meticulously researched plea for the adoption of community-building, energy-generating, connection-forging, forest-renewing, ocean-replenishing measures that science tells us will reset our planet's health, drive our economies and improve lives across the globe. 2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration shows us how we can stitch this magnificent vision into everyday life by engaging in activities such as cooking, shopping, gardening, sharing, working and teaching our kids. It shows us that climate change is a practical problem that can be tackled by each of us, one small step at a time, and that we can make a genuine difference - if we know what to do. Brimming with practical wisdom and even 50 delicious recipes, 2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration empowers you to become the change you want to see in the world." --

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About the author (2019)

In 2015, Damon released his first documentary feature, That Sugar Film. It became the highest-grossing Australian documentary of all time in Australasia, and won the 2015 AACTA Award for Best Documentary, among many other accolades. That Sugar Book, the film tie-in, was published in more than 20 countries and 8 languages; the follow-up book, That Sugar Guide, also became a bestseller.In 2019, Damon released his second feature documentary, 2040, which imagines how our future world would look if all the best environmental solutions that exist today were implemented right now. The accompanying book, 2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration, provides practical wisdom and 50 recipes to help readers make a difference, one small step at a time.

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