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Climate Generation: Awakening to Our Children’s Future

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In Climate Generation: Awakening to Our Children’s Future, environmentalist Lorna Gold issues a clarion call to readers to take immediate action on climate change or risk bequeathing a stark legacy to future generations. Lorna shares her personal journey in coming to understand what ‘climate change’ means to her, both as an activist and as a mother who is fearful for her c ...more
Kindle Edition, 128 pages
Published September 5th 2018 by Veritas Publications
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Clare O'Beara
Part climate science explanation, part memoir, this book could be subtitled "How I sleepwalked into the climate crisis." The author, whom I met while I was observing a Dublin climate change protest as a journalist, tells us she loved nature as a child, and saw her mother work hard with very few resources after the loss of her father. She grew up to work with other less fortunate people and took a PhD in the topics she needed to work for Trocaire, a charity working in the developing world.

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May 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. I completely recognised the urgency and desperation as a mother to a generation facing the consequences of our delayed and totally inadequate reaction to climate change. I love how Lorna pieces together her life experience as a child with the journey through to motherhood in a climate crisis. Reading it brought me back to my awakening to the stark realities about 12 years ago.
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