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Alan AtKisson

Alan AtKisson is a true citizen of the world, whose work has led him to crisscross the globe. He has been the executive editor of In Context magazine, senior fellow with the policy institute Redefining Progress, and co-founder and chair of Sustainable Seattle, a collaborative project to design model-city plans for America's hippest town. He is presently president of AtKisson & Associates, a consulting firm focused on sustainable development and innovation. He lives in New York City.

    Alan's Books

    Believing Cassandra

    An Optimist Looks at a Pessimist's World

    Alan AtKisson draws a parallel between the character of Cassandra in ancient Greek mythology and the dilemma of today's environmentalists, who with great confidence and accuracy can describe a global crisis but who often can't be understood by their fellow citizens. Here's the solution--an upbeat, new perspective on an otherwise gloomy prospect.


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