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Jonathan Foley

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Jonathan Foley is a renowned climate scientist, sustainability expert, educator, and public speaker. He is also executive director of Project Drawdown, the world's leading resource for climate solutions. His work focuses on finding solutions to sustain the climate, ecosystems, and natural resources we all depend on.
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The Future Earth
A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming
Eric Holthaus - Jun 30, 2020
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The first hopeful book about climate change, The Future Earth shows readers how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades.The basics of climate science are easy. We know it is entirely human-caused. Which means its solutions will be similarly human-led. In The Future Earth, leading climate change advo...
Jonathan Foley
Jun 29, 2020
Some *very good* books by climate experts have come out lately, and I’d heartily recommend a few: - The Future Earth by @EricHolthaus - Short Circuiting Policy by @leahstokes - The Race Awakening of 2020 by @DrShepherd2013 - The Future We Choose by @CFigueres & @tomcarnac     source
The Race Awakening of 2020
A 6-Step Guide for Moving Forward
Marshall Shepherd - Jun 17, 2020
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An inflection point in society may have finally been reached. Meaningful discussions are being had about race. Marshall Shepherd offers 6 practical steps that we can all do to move the needle beyond social media activism, anger, apologies, and superficial activities. Shepherd uses a series of events that played out in the Spring 2020 and his own pe...
Jonathan Foley
Jun 29, 2020
Some *very good* books by climate experts have come out lately, and I’d heartily recommend a few: - The Future Earth by @EricHolthaus - Short Circuiting Policy by @leahstokes - The Race Awakening of 2020 by @DrShepherd2013 - The Future We Choose by @CFigueres & @tomcarnac     source
Short Circuiting Policy
Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States (Studies in Postwar American Political Development)
Leah Cardamore Stokes - Apr 15, 2020
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In 1999, Texas passed a landmark clean energy law, beginning a groundswell of new policies that promised to make the US a world leader in renewable energy. As Leah Stokes shows in Short Circuiting Policy, however, that policy did not lead to momentum in Texas, which failed to implement its solar laws or clean up its electricity system. Examining cl...
Jonathan Foley
Jun 29, 2020
Some *very good* books by climate experts have come out lately, and I’d heartily recommend a few: - The Future Earth by @EricHolthaus - Short Circuiting Policy by @leahstokes - The Race Awakening of 2020 by @DrShepherd2013 - The Future We Choose by @CFigueres & @tomcarnac     source
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The Future We Choose
Surviving the Climate Crisis
Christiana Figueres - Feb 25, 2020
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Climate change: it is arguably the most urgent and consequential issue humankind has ever faced. How we address it in the next thirty years will determine the kind of world we will live in and will bequeath to our children and to theirs.In The Future We Choose, Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac--who led negotiations for the United Nations d...
Jonathan Foley
Jun 29, 2020
Some *very good* books by climate experts have come out lately, and I’d heartily recommend a few: - The Future Earth by @EricHolthaus - Short Circuiting Policy by @leahstokes - The Race Awakening of 2020 by @DrShepherd2013 - The Future We Choose by @CFigueres & @tomcarnac     source