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Save the planet

January 19, 2011 | Cynthia | Comments (4)

Save the planet – borrow a library book or e-book

 

Climate change is happening, and in some cases, much faster than climate scientists had predicted.  Fred Pearce reports on various perspectives and theories regarding climate change in his book, “The Last generation: how nature will take her revenge for climate change.”  These dramatic changes prompted Bill McKibben to give our planet a new name in his book, “Eaarth: making a life on a tough new planet,”  to signify that the world may well look very different in the not so distant future.

 

Ebooks are a great way to go – save some trees from being cut down for paper.  They can be downloaded to your home computer and to some portable ebook readers.  Plus, you don’t have to worry about returning them to the library on time!

 

Some other books you might want to check out on this topic include “The Legacy: an elder’s vision for our sustainable future,” by David Suzuki, “Pandora’s seed: the unforeseen costs of civilization,” by  Spencer Wells, and “Heatstroke: nature in an age of global warming,” by Anthony Barnosky.

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