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What If We Get It Right?

Visions of Climate Futures

September 17, 2024 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9780593229361
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Description

Our climate future is not yet written. What if we act as if we love the future?

Sometimes the bravest thing we can do while facing an existential crisis is imagine life on the other side. This provocative and joyous book maps an inspiring landscape of possible climate futures.

Through clear-eyed essays and vibrant conversations, infused with data, poetry, and art, Ayana Elizabeth Johnson guides us through solutions and possibilities at the nexus of science, policy, culture, and justice. Visionary farmers and financiers, architects and advocates, help us conjure a flourishing future, one worth the effort it will take--from every one of us, with whatever we have to offer--to create.

If you haven't yet been able to picture a transformed and replenished world--or to see yourself, your loved ones, and your community in it--this book is for you. If you haven't yet found your role in shaping this new world or you're not sure how we can actually get there, this book is for you.

With grace, humor, and humanity, Johnson invites readers to ask and answer this ultimate question together: What if we get it right?

On possibility and transformation with:
Paola Antonelli o Xiye Bastida o Jade Begay o Wendell Berry o Régine Clément o Steve Connell o Erica Deeman o Abigail Dillen o Brian Donahue o Jean Flemma o Kelly Sims Gallagher o Rhiana Gunn-Wright o Olalekan Jeyifous o Corley Kenna o Bryan C. Lee Jr. o Franklin Leonard o Adam McKay o Bill McKibben o Kate Marvel o Samantha Montano o Kate Orff o Leah Penniman o Marge Piercy o Colette Pichon Battle o Kendra Pierre-Louis o Judith D. Schwartz o Jigar Shah o Ayisha Siddiqa o Bren Smith o Oana Stanescu o Mustafa Suleyman o Jacqueline Woodson

About this Author

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native. She co-­founded and leads Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank for the future of coastal cities, and is the Roux Distinguished Scholar at Bowdoin College. Dr. Johnson co-edited the bestselling climate anthology All We Can Save, co-created and co-hosted the Spotify/Gimlet podcast How to Save a Planet, and co-authored the Blue New Deal, a roadmap for including the ocean in climate policy. She serves on the board of directors for Patagonia and GreenWave, and on the advisory board of Environmental Voter Project. Above all: She is in love with climate solutions.

ISBN: 9780593229361
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Published: 2024-09-17

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