2040 : A Handbook for the Regeneration - Damon Gameau
Like most of us, Damon Gameau has spent most of his adult years overwhelmed into inaction by the problem of climate change and its devastating effects on the planet. But when Damon became a father, he knew he couldn't continue to look away. So he decided to do what he does best, and tell a story. And the story became an imagining of what the world could look like in 2040, if we all decided to start doing things differently, right now. The result is the era-defining documentary called 2040. Its a meticulously researched plea for the adoption of community-building, energy-generating, connection-forging, forest-renewing and ocean-replenishing. Science says these measures will reset our planet's health, drive our economies and improve lives across the globe.
2040 - A Handbook for the Regeneration details how we can stitch this magnificent vision into everyday life by engaging in activities such as cooking, shopping, gardening, sharing, working and teaching our kids. Climate change is a practical problem that can be tackled by each of us, one small step at a time, and that we can make a genuine difference - if we know what to do. Brimming with practical wisdom and 50 delicious recipes, 2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration empowers us to become the change we want to see in the world.
About the Author
Damon Gameau is the author of the bestselling book That Sugar Book and creator of the documentary That Sugar Film, both released in 2015.
The film became the highest-grossing Australian documentary of all time across Australia and New Zealand and picked up a host of awards around the world, including the AACTA award (the 'Aussie Oscars') for Best Documentary. The accompanying book, That Sugar Book, became a bestseller and has since been published in more than 15 countries and eight languages around the world. That Sugar Guide followed in 2016.
Damon is a passionate advocate for good health and a warrior against the food industry that is making us fat and sick. Damon lives in the Dandenongs, outside of Melbourne, with his partner Zoe Tuckwell-Smith, also an actor, and their baby daughter, Velvet.
As an actor, Damon appeared in numerous TV shows and films, including The Tracker, Underbelly, How I Met Your Mother, Balibo and Gallipoli. In 2011, he won the prestigious Tropfest award for his short film, Animal Beatbox.
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