Genevieve Guenther is an author, climate activist, and native New Yorker. Trained as a Renaissance scholar, she publishes academic research and popular writing about the role of language in the politics of the climate crisis.
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@jnoisecat This book, written for academics but useful for everyone writing non-fiction, I think. 3/n – source
@jgkoomey @jg_environ @GlobalEcoGuy @emorwee @MaryHeglar @GhoshAmitav One of my favorite Bay Area moments was being at a dinner with a bunch of tech bros and having one of them ask me, after I scoffed at some libertarian platitude he had just spouted, if I knew Adam Smith and I said "Yes, Theory of the Moral Sentiments is one of my fave books." – source
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I finally got a chance to read @MichaelEMann The New Climate War, and I thought it was great—and not just because I was quoted in it haha. The book is a excellent primer covering the "inactivist" strategies used by fossil-fuel interests (even those in the climate space 👀 ). 💯 – source
@vlimaye @PeterBrannen1 His book is really amazing too. – source
A contemporary guide to sex education that answers the most pressing questions teens and young adults have about dating, relationships, consent, and sexual safety. There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to sex education―anatomy, communication, safety, and more. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Jennifer Lang delivers a frank, compassionate, and e...
@JacquelynGill I'm not sure gender differences among children under the age of 10 are so extreme that you need a special book about how to raise feminist boys in particular. But here are some feminist and queer positive books about sexuality for pre-teens and teens. 👇 – source
40/n Buy this book for everyone you know. – source
Also recommended byBarack ObamaEzra KleinIan BremmerCory DoctorowMichael E. MannAlan EyreBrett GurewitzAlicia GarciaHerrero
Environmental problems like global climate change and stratospheric ozone depletion can only be remedied if states cooperate with one another. But sovereign states usually care only about their own interests. So states must somehow restructure the incentives to make cooperation pay. This is what treaties are meant to do.A few treaties, such as the ...
This 2005 book is a real artifact of old-style mainstream climate discourse. Not a denier text *at all*, it nonetheless represents climate change as 1) marked by extreme uncertainty, 2) adaptable by market forces, 3) a benefit for the global north, 4) a boon for plant life. 1/2 – source