Dharshini David


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From the author of The Almighty Dollar comes this urgent and illuminating exploration of the rapidly changing global green economy, lifting the lid on what it means for us all.

ISBN: 9781783966295 Category:


‘Opens our eyes to the everyday contributions all of us make to how the world is changing.’ Tim Marshall, author of Prisoners of Geography


‘A much needed blend of optimism and realism’ Brett Christophers, author of The Price is Wrong: Why Capitalism Won’t Save the Planet

Why might an orangutan care which toothpaste you choose? What does your mobile phone have to do with wind turbines? And can your morning coffee really power a bus?

Economics affects every aspect of our lives, from the clothes on our backs to the bread on our tables and the fuel in our cars. And there are huge changes afoot as the global green revolution sweeps across the globe.

In this vibrant and eye-opening book, economist and broadcaster Dharshini David follows the course of an average day – from the moment we flick on the light in the morning – to reveal the green changes that are already taking place in every aspect of our world. Exploring industries such as energy, food, fashion, technology, manufacturing and finance, she asks what is happening, how quickly, who is driving it all – and what it means for us. Ranging from crucial issues such as sustainability and corporate greenwashing, to global flashpoints such as industrialisation and trade wars, she shows how even the smallest details in our day are part of a much bigger story about where our world is heading. 

If you’ve ever wondered what green issues really mean for your day-to-day life, this book is for you.

Additional information

Dimensions 23.5 × 15.6 cm










338.927 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K

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