One thing commonly taken for granted is our planet. The Earth keeps us alive, giving us food, water, shelter, warmth and so much more. It is also full of beautiful places to see and visit. All of the things that we love to do (such as, you know, breathing) are thanks to Mother Nature.
Unfortunately, our ignorance has led to pollution, endangered species, and the looming climate crisis. So today, let us show our appreciation by sharing some of the best books that advocate for nature and the well-being of our planet.
1. The Fate of Food by Amanda Little
In this book, the author Amanda Little takes a deep dive into the sustainable food revolution and reveals the surprising truth behind what we will be eating in a world where climate change has finally taken its toll.
2. The World for Sale by Javier Blas and Jack Farchy
In The World For Sale: Money, Power, and the Traders Who Barter the Earth’s Resources, journalists Javier Blas and Jack Farchy take their readers back in time to the global trade. They reveal how capitalism has affected our planet and how it truly works and makes a profit.
3. How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates
Bill Gates in How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: the Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need, lays out for his readers a practical plan for how the world can achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions just in time to avoid the worst outcomes of a climate crisis.
4. Probable Impossibilities by Alan Lightman
In this astonishing collection of essays, Alan Lightman who is an MIT physicist reflects on the precariousness of life on Earth in terms of the vast cosmos.
5. Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Kolbert
Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Kolbert depicts the almost unbelievable advances that can potentially save the Earth. This includes shooting diamonds into the atmosphere!
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