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Climate champions : 15 women fighting for your future
Physical Description:
209 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes bibliographic references and notes.
Introduction -- Challenge the system. Molly Kawahata: keep on climbing ; Amy Westervelt: calling out the system one podcast at a time ; Wanjiku "Wawa" Getheru: black girl environmentalist ; Trimita Chakma: rising up in the global south ; Tori Tsui: bad activist -- Hold fast to science. Katharine Hayhoe: the science mom who's saving us ; Jacquelyn Gill: lost in the ice age ; Brigitte Baptiste: queering ecology ; Jeanette David: just keep swimming ; Nikki Roach: a day in the life of a conservation biologist -- Take a stand for justice. Amy Cardinal Christianson: burning good fires ; Anna Jane Joyner: flipping the script on climate ; Jennifer Uchendu: sustainability vibes ; Tessa Khan: keep it in the ground ; Anushka Sai Braskar: no justice, no peace.
Reading Level:
1130 L Lexile
They are climate scientists, journalists, professors, academics, researchers, and policy makers from around the world who draft policies with real-world impact, run science labs to find new answers to old problems, and lead organizations at the forefront of change. These women do not shy away from showing how racial and social injustices lie at the root of so many climate-related issues.