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The year you finally read a book about climate change

If the 50th anniversary of Earth Day has inspired you to finally read a book about climate change, we’re here to help you find just the right one.
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Facing the climate crisis, three books offer some ambitious proposals

Hope Jahren’s “The Story of More,” Christina Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac’s “The Future We Choose” and Solomon Goldstein-Rose’s “The 100% Solution” offer some novel approaches to global warming.
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How Greta Thunberg transformed existential dread into a movement

The memoir “Our House Is on Fire” details how climate-change activism helped Thunberg’s family, beset by psychological diagnoses, remake itself into one that has purpose and agency.
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Book Review: The 'Pablo Escobar' of bird egg poaching

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Christiana Figueres on the climate emergency: ‘This is the decade and we are the generation’

The leader of the 2015 Paris accord talks about her new book, The Future We Choose, and why it’s crunch time for humanity
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How to write fiction when the planet is falling apart

Jenny Offill is the master of novels told in sly, burnished fragments. In her latest, ‘Weather,’ she uses this small form to address the climate collapse.
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The art of scientific deception: How corporations use "mercenary science" to evade regulation

David Michaels, former Assistant Secretary of Labor, explains how corporations whitewash harmful products and chemicals by commissioning faux science
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Rebecca Leber: Monsters of the 2010s -Jonathan Franzen, neo-denialist

The elitist got himself anointed a climate change expert on account of liking birds.

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His novels of planetary devastation will make you want to survive

Jeff VanderMeer, the author of “Annihilation,” brings us fresh horrors with each new book. So why does he remain an optimist?
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For some horror writers, nothing is scarier than a changing planet

While literary fiction often sidesteps the climate crisis, eco-horror is filling the breach.
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How climate fiction is helping people understand the planet's uncertain future

The specter of cataclysmic environmental events has led to a growing need for fiction to help us conceptualize our changing planet.

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Jonathan Franzen: Online rage is stopping us tackling the climate crisis

In an interview with Extinction Rebellion, the novelist said he found the negative response to his writing about the climate crisis 'surprising, if not disheartening.'

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Meat is murder. But you know that already

In his new essay collection, “We Are the Weather," Jonathan Safran Foer turns his attention to the climate crisis. Mark Bittman weighs in.

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To fight global warming, think more about systems than about what you consume

In “Inconspicuous Consumption,” Tatiana Schlossberg looks at all the ways we have an effect on the environment — and the limits of consumer activism.
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‘Greta effect’ leads to boom in children’s environmental books

The 16-year-old climate change activist has galvanised young people to read more about saving the planet.

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