Books by Guy Dauncey

Journey to the Future: A Better World Is Possible. Agio, 2015

Guy Dauncey has written an imaginative tour de force, blending science, philosophy, and fiction into a delightful story about how we can and must change the world, resulting in a bright green future.” – David R. Boyd, Co-­chair of Vancouver’s greenest city initiative and author of The Optimistic Environmentalist

“Guy Dauncey’s brilliant book shows there are solutions to the climate crisis that offer a future rich in opportunity and joy. All we need is to make a commitment to act.” – David Suzuki

“Journey to the Future is a creative book that will leave you full of ideas and hope. Guy Dauncey has produced a progressive tour-de-force unlike any book that I have ever read. Part creative fiction, part manifesto for the world we want and need, this book is an inspiration.” – Tzeporah Berman, author and environmentalist



The Climate Challenge: 101 Solutions to Global Warming. New Society Publishers, 2009.

What an amazingly (insanely!) comprehensive and useful book. This is a joyous, hope-filled manual for facing the greatest crisis humanity has ever encountered.” – Bill McKibben,

Guy Dauncey has created something unique in the current literature – if you wish to grasp the mind-boggling complexity of the climate challenge, read this book.” – John Shellnhuber, Chief Sustainability Scientist for the German Government

This is a terrific labor. Nowhere will readers find a more exhaustive, yet accessible, treatment of the climate challenge.” – Gary Gardner, Senior Researcher, Worldwatch Institute


Building an Ark: 101 Solutions to Animal Suffering, by Ethan Smith with Guy Dauncey. New Society Publishers, Fall 2007.

Building an Ark is a book after my own heart: it is all about taking action to make the world a better place.” – Dr. Jane Goodall

“Finally, a practical and engaging book of solutions for animals!
” – Zoe Weil, President, Institute for Humane Education


Cancer: 101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic, by Liz Armstrong, Guy Dauncey, and Anne Wordsworth. New Society Publishers, Spring 2007.

A wonderful tool for enhancing your own health, and the health of our planetary home.”
– Dr Warren Bell, MD

A well researched analysis of today’s cancer epidemic, that will surely inspire readers to action.” – Ruth Grier, former Minister of Health, Ontario


Enough Blood Shed: 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror, & War, by Dr Mary-Wynne Ashford, MD with Guy Dauncey. New Society Publishers, Spring 2006.

Must be in everyone’s quiver of inspiration and motivation so that we can leave this world a safer and saner place for our children and grandchildren.”
– Cora Weiss, President Hague Appeal for Peace and International Peace Bureau


Stormy Weather: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change. New Society Publishers, 2000

“A fabulous book! Everyone talks about the climate, but nobody does anything about it. Stormy Weather provides a sweeping vision of the issues and comprehensive, practical solutions. A must-read for anyone who wants a cleaner, healthier planet.” – James Hansen, Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

“A wonderful contribution. This exciting road map will help move us forward.” David Suzuki, Scientist and broadcaster.

“You want solutions to climate change? Here they are for everyone. It’s peppered with resources and slated with realism. Don’t just stand there – sit and read, and then do something!” Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute


Earthfuture: Stories from a Sustainable World. New Society Publishers, November 1999.

“A mind bomb that has opened my mind to the many possibilities of building community. I am now more hopeful for the future.”  – Dorothy Eastwood, Victoria

Earthfuture is a beacon of hope. It should be required reading for everyone in public office and all secondary students. My life is changed by this delightful book.” – Joanna Wilkinson, Victoria


After the Crash: The Emergence of the Rainbow Economy. Greenprint UK, 1988; 3rd edition 1996. Winner of Observer ‘Green Book of the Year’ Award, Britain, 1988.

“An enthusiastic and optimistic book about an alternative approach to our lives. Bursting with facts about lifestyle experiments, ranging from neighbourhood green currencies to business management and global strategies. It makes you feel good just to read about it.”
– Sunday Times, UK


The Unemployment Handbook. NEC, 1981, 1987

“Guy Dauncey has a vigorous and inspiring approach to the problem of unemployment.” – Adult Education

“Chain a copy in the waiting room.” – British Medical Journal

“AN invaluable guide for anyone who is unemployed or likely to become so. – Resurgence Magazine