April Book Club: Our Favorite Earth Day Reads
Though climate change is not exactly a cheerful topic, it is an important one. And what better time than Earth Day than to dive into a selection of books about it. Whether you're looking for a practical guide on how to change your daily habits, or you'd like to take a more existential journey into a (fictional) climate crisis, we've rounded up a number of titles that are relevant and absolutely critical.
Breaking our addiction to plastic may be one of the most important things we can do to save the planet. In this straightforward guide, Will McCallum walks you through practical steps you can take in your every day life – carrying reusable straws, capturing microfibers when you do laundry, etc. – that will make a significant difference in how much plastic you use. Order Now.
"No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference" by Greta Thunberg
If you're looking for inspiration, there's no one better to turn to than Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old activist who was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. This book is a collection of speeches she's given everywhere from the United Nations to street rallies, and will motivate everyone to join the fight, no matter how small your contributions may feel. Order Now.
If fiction is more your speed, you can't get better than this apocalyptic classic by J.G. Ballard. It's the year 2145 and cities are unrecognizable due to climate disaster. In response, a doctor and his team go out to study the new creatures and environment that has sprung up – and find themselves transformed in the process. Order Now.
Another fictional work, this book follows the story of a bunch of misfits who band together to fight against the interests that are threatening to destroy the land where they live. Order Now.
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