Product description Review ‘Contains a lot of really, really interesting hard science and market-based solutions, [and] some extraordinary examples of technology … Very useful indeed’ Andrew Marr ‘He takes it down from this 30,000-foot view to people on the ground … I took a great sense of hope’ Richard Powers, author of The Overstory ‘An inspiring piece of work that deserves a broad audience … Read this book both to understand the urgency of climate action, and to recognise, too, the agency we still have’ Michael E. Mann, author of The New Climate War ‘[Puts] a human face on the most important story of our times. This book is eloquent and humane – a vital work of storytelling’ Henry Mance, author of How to Love Animals in a Human-Shaped World ‘Simon Mundy’s vivid and informed despatches from the front line of climate change reveal not only the catastrophes imposed by global warming (which are hidden from most of us) but the best and brightest of responses to them … Don’t wait. Read it now before the race is lost’ Adam Nicolson, author of The Sea is Not Made of Water ‘Mundy’s book reads like a thriller’ Mark Lynas, author of Six Degrees and Our Final Warning ‘Utterly unlike any book yet written in this field. Packed with vivid human stories, from the most desperately challenged communities to the highest levels of global business and politics, it’s an essential guide to how the climate crisis is transforming the modern world’ Anand Mahindra, chairman, Mahindra Group ‘A gripping story of individuals, communities and societies who are grappling with the myriad challenges of climate change. A must read for every concerned global citizen’ Nandan Nilekani, author of Imagining India ‘A pacy, riveting global tour of our fracturing planet; completely fascinating’ Ben Rawlence, author of The Treeline About the Author Simon Mundy covers environmental and sustainability issues for the Financial Times. He began his reporting career in Johannesburg, where he covered Southern Africa for the FT before a period writing on the London financial sector. He then spent seven years in Asia, heading the FT bureaux in Seoul and Mumbai – before two years travelling across six continents to research Race for Tomorrow, his first book. He was born in the UK.