We Are The Weather: Saving The Planet Begins At Breakfast

September 17, 2019|
We Are The Weather: Saving The Planet Begins At Breakfast by Jonathan Safran Foer
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The New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer re-evaluated his meat-based diet--and his conscience--in his powerful memoir and investigative report, Eating Animals. Now, he offers a mind-bending and potentially world-changing call to action on climate change.

Most books about the environmental crisis are densely academic, depressingly doom-laden, and crammed with impersonal statistics. We Are the Weather is different--accessible, immediate, and with a single clear solution that individual readers can put into practice straight away.
A significant proportion of global carbon emissions come from farming meat. Giving up meat is incredibly hard and nobody is perfect--but just cutting back is much easier and still has a huge positive effect on the environment. Just changing our dinners--cutting out meat for one meal per day--is enough to change the world.
With his distinctive wit, insight, and humanity, Foer frames this essential debate as no one else could, bringing it to vivid and urgent life.

Heather's Review

By weaving scientific research with personal introspection and letters to his son, Jonathan Safran Foer presents us with an inescapable choice: we either change our eating habits or we let the planet go. Foer begins the book with an effective analogy. If his grandmother had chosen to stay in her village rather than fleeing the Nazi...

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JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER is the author of the novels Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Here I Am, and the nonfiction book Eating Animals. His work has received numerous awards and been translated into thirty-six languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Title:We Are The Weather: Saving The Planet Begins At Breakfast
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.54 X 5.9 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.54 X 5.9 X 0.98 in
Published:September 17, 2019
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780735233072

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