Editions

Reviews

  • An indispensable book ... Emmott's short, highly accessible and vividly illustrated book marshals compelling evidence that 'entire global ecosystems are not only capable of suffering a catastrophic tipping point, but are already approaching such a transition

    Guardian
  • A valuable contribution to rekindling a discussion on global population

    Financial Times
  • Ten Billion is not easy to lose or ignore ... the cumulative effect of his uncluttered, unadorned prose, buttressed with graphs and illustrations, is significant ... Emmott does an excellent job of showing how we are changing the world around us

    Daily Telegraph
  • [Praise for Ten Billion, the stage production]: This is an hour of Matrix moments, of reminders of what underlies our daily lives. It's freeing to face the facts as well as alarming ... It informs, unsettles, provokes. Job done

    The Times
  • Professor Emmott argues his case with an implacable logic. He is quiet, humane and deeply concerned and when he says... "I think we're fucked" you have to believe him

    Guardian
  • A new kind of talk ... a daring one-man show in which Emmott desperately strives to pull together into one grand and devastating portrait the many ways we are impacting the planet

    New Scientist