About the book

The World We Made is told through the words of Alex McKay, a teacher looking back from 2050, to tell the story of how we got from where we are today (in a pretty bad way, environmentally) to a much better place in the future.

Part history, part personal memoir, Alex’s story charts the key events, technology breakthroughs and lifestyle revolutions that make the world what it is mid-century.

Inevitably, there are lots of ‘shocks to the system’ along the way – caused by accelerating climate change, threats to food supplies and so on. Those shocks massively reinforce the case for radical changes – which come thick and fast from 2018 onwards.

Paperback | 245 x 172 mm | 320 pages | 185 illustrations

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