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Book Review: Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change The World


Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change The World    ♦♦♦♦
by Bill Nye
352 pages, Published November 2015

Here’s a book that could be interesting to quite a broad audieUnstoppable book picnce.

The dedication sets the tone: “To the Next Great Generation. Embrace science. Solve problems. Make things. Change the world.”

I learned quite a bit of science and technology that I believe increases my ability to understand more about climate change, and options and alternatives being debated. It’s a bit like a textbook – that’s got its pros and cons. If you skim/skip sections that are a slog for you personally, you won’t miss the overall message.

The book conveys a positive ‘can do’ attitude; about technologies that are vital to pursue to change the way we manage energy and water, and the importance of laws and policies that will guide us to do more with the resources we have.

The title isn’t referring to that climate change is Unstoppable, although a certain amount of warming and disruption is definitely baked in, rather that our species is unstoppable when we decide to rise to the challenges we face.

To be the Next Great Generation, we all need to step up, through our personal efforts, innovations we create, the policies we support, and the people we vote for.


Book Review: What We’re Fighting For Now Is Each Other


What We’re Fighting For Now is Each Other    ♦♦♦♦♦
by Wen Stephenson
256 pages, Published October 6th 2015

So maybe you don’t really consider yourself an ‘activist’, but you understand and are concerned about climate change and its likely consequences, and struggle with what you could or should do to engabook pic - wen stephensenge?  If this strikes a chord with you, this book could be a thought-provoking read for you. It was for me.

This book is going to stick with me.

It’s not a climate science book ~ this book is something different.
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