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Waterside Productions Announces David Newman's Book "Everything Is Connected"
David has thirty years of global experience in environmental politics and has worked on many significant issues in that time--from nuclear testing in the 1990s to plastic waste today. He knows the inside stories, the economics and the politics that drive the policies putting our planet at risk from pollution, climate change, deforestation and waste entering every angle of our planet and indeed our bodies. He names names, giving examples of how major corporations and governments hide the truth behind their policies in the name of economic growth, often using the fig leaf of "sustainability"
This book however is not a pessimistic view of the future--indeed it holds out hope that humanity can create a planet in which we improve the quality of well being for a greater number of humans as well as live in relative peace with the other creatures we share the planet with. Wealth and health can and have to go together.
Everything Is Connected is written as an easy-to-access narrative for the general reader. One of its greatest strengths is that the book provides an enormous online library of accessible resources for readers wanting to gain deeper knowledge about issues, without overwhelming the reader with science. Issues are explained through a connecting theme--the financial motives which drive positive and negative change and how to harness the finances to make positive change happen more rapidly.
Many stories in this book will surprise readers facing these issues for the first time. David busts the myths around recycling; shows how the fishing industry is destroying not just the oceans but itself; lays blame at the feet of major financial institutions for the destruction of forests globally; and highlights the hypocrisy of corporates and politicians fighting climate change while subsidising the oil industry with tax payer dollars.
As the USA goes to the elections in November, readers of this book will understand how their votes can influence some of the outcomes which David highlights here and which require our urgent and undivided attention to resolve, now.
Get your copy today: https://www.amazon.com/