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Social Science Essays

How to Breathe Underwater

Field Reports from an Age of Radical Change

by (author) Chris Turner

Initial publish date
Oct 2014
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    Oct 2014
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From The Simpsons to Cyberjaya, the multimedia supercorridor of Malaysia; from Pepsi's failed breakfast beverages to a climate crisis seen through scuba goggles; from dotcom bubbles to the Great Bear Rainforest, the essays of Chris Turner's Breathing Underwater exhort us to meet the challenges of sustainability - ecological, economic, and cultural - with innovation instead of lamentation.

About the author

Chris Turner is one of Canada’s leading writers and speakers on sustainability and the global cleantech industry. He is also the author of the bestseller The Geography of Hope: A Tour of the World We Need (Random House), a Globe & Mail Best Book of the Year and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Nonfiction, the Alberta Literary Award for Nonfiction, and the National Business Book Award. Turner’s first book was the international bestseller Planet Simpson: How a Cartoon Masterpiece Documented an Era and Defined a Generation. His feature writing has earned seven National Magazine Awards. He lives in Calgary with his wife, the photographer Ashley Bristowe, and their two children. Connect with him on Twitter @TheTurner.

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