How we’re about to save the biosphere
Global Planet Authority by Angus Forbes publishes today in the UK. The founder of the Eden Project, Sir Tim Smit, gave advanced praise of the book: “Every so often an idea comes along that shakes the very foundations of your thinking. A passionate restatement of PrimoÂ Levi’s clarion call. If not us, who? If not now, when? A powerful and urgent opportunity for humanity – utterly compelling.”
About Global Planet Authority
Our most valuable global asset, the biosphere, is being destroyed by all eight billion of us. We are failing to protect a global asset that knows no national boundaries because we don’t have a specialized global protectorate whose sole job is to deliver biophysicalÂ integrity, now and for the ultra-long term. By nature of the asset being global, the authority must have sufficient power over all human organizational forms, including the nation-state and you and me.
Packed full of facts, figures and statistics, Global Planet Authority shows how we as global citizens can come together today to vote into existence our first global authority. It will be our first act of global self-determination, and there is no one’s permission to seek except our own. Because we know the problem and we are now connected, we are already 80% of the way to creating this vital authority. Now it is time to take the last step. Humanity will thank us… forever.
About Angus Forbes
Angus worked in the financial centre of London for 20 years, at stockbrokers James Capel and Merill Lynch, and subsequently at fund management firm GLG Partners, where he ran a fund specializing in the consumer sector. After stopping in the City in 2007, Angus started working for himself as an investor whose activities range from Mexican and vegan food to dance fitness and a wedding reception venue. With a passion for the environment, Angus was the first director of the Prince’s Rainforest Project, founded the not-for-profit Bankers without Boundaries (bwbuk.org) and is a vociferous advocate for global governance of the biosphere.
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