The Resource 1,001 voices on climate change : Everyday stories of flood, fire, drought, and displacement from around the world., Devi Lockwood

1,001 voices on climate change : Everyday stories of flood, fire, drought, and displacement from around the world., Devi Lockwood

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1,001 voices on climate change : Everyday stories of flood, fire, drought, and displacement from around the world.
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1,001 voices on climate change
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Everyday stories of flood, fire, drought, and displacement from around the world.
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Devi Lockwood
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eng
Summary
Join journalist Devi Lockwood as she bikes around the world collecting personal stories about how flood, fire, drought, and rising seas are changing communities. It's official: 2020 will be remembered as the year when apocalyptic climate predictions finally came true. Catastrophic wildfires, relentless hurricanes, melting permafrost, and coastal flooding have given us a taste of what some communities have already been living with for far too long. Yet we don't often hear the voices of the people most affected. Journalist Devi Lockwood set out to change that. In 1,001 Voices on Climate Change , Lockwood travels the world, often by bicycle, collecting first-person accounts of climate change. She frequently carried with her a simple cardboard sign reading, "Tell me a story about climate change." Over five years, covering twenty countries across six continents, Lockwood hears from indigenous elders and youth in Fiji and Tuvalu about drought and disappearing coastlines, attends the UN climate conference in Morocco, and bikes the length of New Zealand and Australia, interviewing the people she meets about retreating glaciers, contaminated rivers, and wildfires. She rides through Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia to listen to marionette puppeteers and novice Buddhist monks. From Denmark and Sweden to China, Turkey, the Canadian Arctic, and the Peruvian Amazon, she finds that ordinary people sharing their stories does far more to advance understanding and empathy than even the most alarming statistics and studies. This book is a hopeful global listening tour for climate change, channeling the urgency of those who have already glimpsed the future to help us avoid the worst
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Lockwood, Devi
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non fiction
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1,001 voices on climate change : Everyday stories of flood, fire, drought, and displacement from around the world., Devi Lockwood
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1 online resource
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electronic
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9781982146726
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(electronic bk)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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BFAA50FC-480F-469A-969A-BB2359CAABDF
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1,001 voices on climate change : Everyday stories of flood, fire, drought, and displacement from around the world., Devi Lockwood
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0005807818
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781982146726
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BFAA50FC-480F-469A-969A-BB2359CAABDF

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