#Consumption & Lifestyle
No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference is a collection of speeches that 17 year old climate activist Greta Thunberg has made since her quick rise to fame. This book is sure to inspire children, teenagers, and even adults who may feel too small to make a change.
Author and conservationist Rachel Carson’s 1962 book Silent Spring is a groundbreaking text that has been regarded by many as setting the stage for the modern environmental movement. In it, she uncovers the ways in which DDT (a type of pesticide) harms the environment, illustrating how drastically human activity can impact the climate.
The Future We Choose：Surviving The Climate Crisis
Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac – who led negotiations for the United Nations running up to the 2015 Paris Agreement – outline two possible scenarios for our planet. In one, they describe what life on Earth will be like by 2050 if we fail to meet the Paris climate targets. In the other, they lay out what it will be like to live in a carbon neutral, regenerative world. Upon presenting us with our options, they argue for confronting the climate crisis head-on, and tells us what governments, corporations, and each of us can and must do to fend off disaster.
The Anthropocene & The Humanities：From Climate Change to a New Age of Sustainability