Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest To Save A Troubled Planet

Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest To Save A Troubled Planet

Todd Wilkinson


Entrepreneur and media wealthy person Ted Turner has commanded international consciousness for his dramatic character, his founding of CNN, his marriage to Jane Fonda, and his company’s merger with Time Warner. yet his eco-friendly resume has long gone principally missed, even whereas his position as a pioneering eco-capitalist skill extra to Turner than the other element of his legacy. He presently owns greater than million acres of personal land (more than the other person in America), and his bison herd exceeds 50,000 head, the biggest in historical past. He donated $1 billion to aid store the UN, and has recorded dozens of alternative firsts with reference to natural world conservation, struggling with nukes, and helping the negative. He calls worldwide warming the main dire danger dealing with humanity, and says that the tycoons of the longer term may be minted within the improvement of eco-friendly, substitute renewable energy.
      final Stand is going backstage into Turner’s deepest existence, exploring the man’s accomplishments and his motivations, displaying the realm a desirable and wrong, totally third-dimensional personality. From barnstorming the rustic with T. Boone Pickens on behalf of eco-friendly power to a pivotal evening while he thought of suicide, Turner isn't the guy the general public believes him to be. via Turner’s eyes, the reader is requested to think about otherwise of brooding about the surroundings, our tasks to assist others in desire, and the grave demanding situations threatening the survival of civilization.

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