Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement

Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a MovementThe Evidence Is Irrefutable Global Warming Is Real While The Debate Continues About Just How Much Damage Spiking Temperatures Will Wreak, We Know The Threat To Our Homes, Health, And Even Way Of Life Is Dire So Why Isn T America Doing Anything Where Is The National Campaign To Stop This Catastrophe It May Lie Between The Covers Of This Book Ignition Brings Together Some Of The World S Finest Thinkers And Advocates To Jump Start The Ultimate Green Revolution Including Celebrated Writers Like Bill McKibben And Renowned Scholars Like Gus Speth, As Well As Young Activists, The Authors Draw On Direct Experience In Grassroots Organization, Education, Law, And Social Leadership Their Approaches Are Various, From Building Coalitions To Win Political Battles To Rallying Shareholders To Change Corporate Behavior But They Share A Belief That Private Fears About Deadly Heat Waves And Disastrous Hurricanes Can Translate Into Powerful Public Action For Anyone Who Feels Compelled To Do Than Change Their Light Bulbs Or Occasionally Carpool, Ignition Is An Essential Guide Combining Incisive Essays With Success Stories And Web Resources, The Book Helps Readers Answer The Most Important Question We All Face What Can I Do This was a very well written piece of academic movement masturbation There was useful discussion on how the climate justice movement needs to frame the issue to make it accessible and compelling to different groups of people, but that s about as far as the analysis got.In my opinion, the most important proposal for a new climate change framework was found in the essay on environmental justice It explained how while the industrial Global North is responsible for the vast majority of climate change emissions, the vast majority of negative effects of climate change will impact the Global South, including Pacific Islanders, native people in the Arctic, and people of tropical and Sahelian Asia and Africa It also went into how even within rich countries, episodes like Hurricane Katrina and the recent European Heatwave disproportionately impacted, and will continue to target, marginalized communities Significantly, it criticized the United States rich, white dominated environenmental movement for excluding these most threatened people That s the direction I think it is essential we take the discussion about this movement.Ironi
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  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement
  • Jonathan Isham
  • English
  • 20 May 2018
  • 9781597261562