The New Normal
An Agenda for Responsible Living
By David Wann
(St. Martin's Griffin, Paperback, 9780312575434, 288pp.)
Publication Date: January 4, 2011
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In Simple Prosperity, Dave Wann showed readers how to have an abundant, sustainable life. In The New Normal, he challenges us to do some heavy lifting and transform our non-sustainable culture by transforming ourselves. For Wann, our current "old normal" lifestyle - buying water in disposable bottles, allowing the government to ignore global warming - will not preserve the planet. To nurture our world, he challenges us to rethink our lives, stand up for a healthy planet and move towards a "new normal" lifestyle in an agenda that includes:- Initiating local business alliances that actively lobby for local buying.- Creating an investment strategy that values the balance of nature.- Supporting the design, manufacture, and use of products made with natural chemicals.- Publicly advocating a more efficient use of water by placing a higher cultural value on wetlands, streams, rivers, and lakes.The New Normal is Dave Wann's way forward, a blueprint for a better life that preserves our world.
DAVID WANN is the author of many books including "Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle" and the bestselling "Affluenza", which he co-authored. He lives in Golden, Colorado.