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Protecting the Planet

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Protecting the Planet by Budd Titlow and Mariah Tinger
  • Hardcover $26.00

    Nov 29, 2016 | 587 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Nov 29, 2016 | 587 Pages

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Protecting the Planet is THE book to read to understand every aspect of climate change, from the politics to the science to the movement.”
 
—Thom Hartmann, author of The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight

Protecting the Planet is not only an explanation of climate change, its beginning, and its impact, but gives readers a thorough understanding of the history of environmental stewardship. The people who have played important environmental roles at crucial times in history are discussed, along with their contributions to solving this most important moral issue of our time. It is important to know where we have been before we know where we are going. Titlow and Tinger have set the stage for the past and the future in this masterpiece.”
 
—The Rev. Canon Sally G. Bingham, president of The Regeneration Project, Interfaith Power & Light

Protecting the Planet takes the momentum of past efforts to care for nature and her people and channels it like a high-speed train toward a healthier and safer future. It explains global climate change in language as clear and compelling as the light of day and provides a bracing inventory of environmental challenges, together with the heroic actions of people who’ve confronted them head-on and fearlessly. This book is an invaluable primer, guidebook, and reference that is sure to inspire many to follow in the footsteps of the eco-giants of yesterday and today to create a shining, beautiful planet for tomorrow.”

—Kenneth Worthy, PhD, author of Invisible Nature: Healing the Destructive Divide between People and the Environment and lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley

“A comprehensive historical examination of and unabashed reflection on human-caused climate change and the resulting US environmental movement, Protecting the Planet goes beyond laying blame and pointing fingers to celebrate the heroic individuals who, over the span of decades, have used their many talents to work toward real solutions in the Anthropocene.”

—James Balog, founder and director of Earth Vision Institute and Extreme Ice Survey

“The grand sweep of environmental history built from the stories of the actual players: a fascinating chronicle that brings this history vividly to life. Required reading for anyone who cares about the future, and an appealing tutorial for those open to greater engagement.”

—Thomas E. Lovejoy, University Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University and Science Envoy for the US Department of State

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