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Matt
Aug 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
"What if we were to take climate change not just as a threat, but as an opportunity to deepen our humanity?" Alastair McIntosh lays out what we can and can't say with any confidence about climate change with superb clarity, and goes on to frame hopeful responses that bring us closer to our true selves, each other and the Earth. Tackling the increasing problem of alarmism, as well as the older (and more alarming) one of funded climate denial, he argues, "For the purposes of motivating action... ...more
Jeremy Williams
Aug 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Useful overview of the science to begin, moving into a discussion of both denial and alarmism, and finishing with a poetic call to belonging and community as a response to climate crisis.

Full review here: https://earthbound.report/2020/08/24/...
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Alastair McIntosh is an Isle of Lewis-raised writer, broadcaster and campaigning academic best known for his work on land reform on Eigg, in helping to stop the Harris superquarry; also for developing human ecology as an applied academic discipline in Scotland. He holds a degree of BSc in geography, submajoring in psychology and moral philosophy from the University of Aberdeen (1977), an MBA, ...more

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