A sustainable world

In some ways The Bridge at the Edge of the World is a confession, from someone who has been a leader in the environmental movement for many years. Although he has spent decades documenting and working for environmental change, James Gustave Speth admits that the efforts of those years are failing and that environmental problems are getting worse. Something entirely new is needed to sustain the world, he says, and that something will challenge the imagination of even those who ardently concur with his diagnosis.


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