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SeriesFOREIGN AFFAIRS, V.85, 3, P105-113
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Open LibraryOL19578506M


The book presents a clear action plan for readers, beginning with a commitment to make climate your number-one political priority for the next decade, writing to elected officials today to inform Author: Adele Peters.

Being the Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution, by Peter Kalmus (New Society Publisherspages, $ paperback). Alarmed by drastic changes now occurring in the Earth’s climate systems, Peter Kalmus, a climate scientist and suburban father of two, embarked on a journey to change his life and the world.

Climate change is a “wicked problem,” Marshall writes, a complicated challenge with no clear enemy and no silver-bullet solution. To tackle this problem and mobilize action, “Don’t Even Think About It” argues we need science, but just as importantly, we need emotional, compelling narratives.

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She shows us disappearing villages, extinctions, changes in the migration patterns of animals and diseases and humans, and, in a cautionary scenario, the collapse of entire civilisations.

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The ozone layer, 12 to 19 miles above Earth, protects life on Earth by absorbing harmful solar ultraviolet radiation. When the ozone layer is depleted, more ultraviolet-B radiation than usual reaches Earth, increasing our risk of sunburn and skin cancer and warming Earth.

This book informs readers of the evidence for climate change, discusses possible causes for the changes, and touches on possible results of climate change.

The author asks readers specific questions, encouraging the formation of opinions, and also offers ideas for personal changes people can make to help fight global warming. Annie Proulx on the best books to understand climate change The novelist shares her favourite books to help us cope with how our world is changing –.

If climate change is, as this book successfully argues, a game-changer for everyone, everywhere, all the time, then let’s reflect that in the discourse.

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Idso, Robert M. Carter, and S. Fred Singer is a tour de force on the scientific debate about global warming. The book is relatively short, just pages divided into seven chapters.

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Impacts from climate change are happening now. These impacts extend well beyond an increase in temperature, affecting ecosystems and communities in the United States and around the world.

Things that we depend upon and value — water, energy, transportation, wildlife, agriculture, ecosystems, and human health — are experiencing the effects. For this bookshelf, Yale Climate Connectons has selected 12 titles to illustrate how authors have tried meeting this challenge for different age levels, from pre-school to young adult.

Four of these titles are new releases, suggesting that publishers sense a growing market for children’s books about climate change. But a new book might change that–and serve as a blueprint for what comes next if the U.S.

government (and the global community) begins to aggressively focus on altering the climate : Adele Peters. Due to be released in October, academic Robin Veldman offers a sequel to Wilkinson’s work in her book The Gospel of Climate Skepticism: Why Evangelical Christians Oppose Action on Climate Change.

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It is not a happy book. It’s a book for young activists and it is, in a sense, a rather scary story. “ The Lorax represents everything that is wrong with our planet today, from climate change to ocean plastic,” says Mittermeier.

“If anything I would add a more urgent call to action.” What Author: Mary Anne Potts. Mainstream media outlets and political organizations have been predicting doom and gloom, what seems to be end of the world type of scenarios when they bring up the topic of global warming and climate change.

This type of perception is something humanity has been experiencing for decades, just take a look at this press release fromwhich explained how United Nations.

Frank's book isn't the one story about climate change — but it's a good story, and a valuable perspective on the most important problem of our time. Adam Becker is. This book ranks the top solutions to climate change. The results are surprising.

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