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Being the change : live well and spark a climate revolution

Author: Peter Kalmus
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alarmed by drastic changes in the Earth's climate systems, the author, a climate scientist and suburban father of two, embarked on a journey to change his life and the world. He began by bicycling, growing food, meditating, and making other simple, fulfilling changes. Ultimately, he slashed his climate impact to under a tenth of the US average and became happier in the process. Being the change explores the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Kalmus, Peter, 1974-
Being the change.
(CaOONL)20179028383
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Kalmus, Peter, 1974-
Being the change.
Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, 2017
(OCoLC)985966341
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kalmus
ISBN: 9780865718531 0865718539 0865718598 9780865718593
OCLC Number: 959036120
Description: xiii, 369 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: Predicament. Waking up --
Beyond green --
Global warming : the science --
Global warming : the outlook --
Growth always ends --
Our mindset --
Part II: A mammal in the biosphere. Trailheads into the wilderness --
Like to bike --
Leaving fossil fuel --
Slow travel --
Meditation, a foundation of change --
Reconnecting with Mother Earth --
Opting out of a broken system --
Collective action --
Community --
Love.
Responsibility: by Peter Kalmus.

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