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We are the weather : saving the planet begins at breakfast

Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019. ©2019
Series: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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"Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it? If we did, surely we would be roused to act on what we know. Will future generations distinguish between those who didn't believe in the science of global warming and those who said they accepted the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Safran Foer
ISBN: 9781432872458 1432872451
OCLC Number: 1130323677
Notes: Unabridged.
Description: 415 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Unbelievable --
How to prevent the greatest dying --
Only home --
Dispute with the soul --
More life.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Responsibility: by Jonathan Safran Foer.

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"Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it? If we did, surely we would be roused to act on what we know. Will future generations distinguish between those who didn't believe in the science of global warming and those who said they accepted the science but failed to change their lives in response? In We Are the Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way. The task of saving the planet will involve a great reckoning with ourselves--with our all-too-human reluctance to sacrifice immediate comfort for the sake of the future. We have, he reveals, turned our planet into a farm for growing animal products, and the consequences are catastrophic. Only collective action will save our home and way of life. And it all starts with what we eat--and don't eat--for breakfast"--

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