The Resource We are the weather : saving the planet begins at breakfast, Jonathan Safran Foer

We are the weather : saving the planet begins at breakfast, Jonathan Safran Foer

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We are the weather : saving the planet begins at breakfast
Title
We are the weather
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saving the planet begins at breakfast
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Jonathan Safran Foer
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eng
Summary
Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it? If we did, surely we would be roused to act on what we know. Will future generations distinguish between those who didn't believe in the science of global warming and those who said they accepted the science but failed to change their lives in response? In We Are the Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way. The task of saving the planet will involve a great reckoning with ourselves-with our all-too-human reluctance to sacrifice immediate comfort for the sake of the future. We have, he reveals, turned our planet into a farm for growing animal products, and the consequences are catastrophic. Only collective action will save our home and way of life. And it all starts with what we eat-and don't eat-for breakfast
Summary
An urgent call to action on climate change by the author of Eating Animals shares insight into the climate denial mindset while identifying meat farms as a primary source of environmental pollutants
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10805596
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DLC
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1977-
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Foer, Jonathan Safran
Dewey number
613.262
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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True
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  • Vegetarianism
  • Meat industry and trade
  • Sustainable living
  • Livestock
  • Animal culture
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Climatic changes
  • Climate change mitigation
Target audience
adult
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saving the planet begins at breakfast
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We are the weather : saving the planet begins at breakfast, Jonathan Safran Foer
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Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
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272 pages
Isbn
9780241405956
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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regular print
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We are the weather : saving the planet begins at breakfast, Jonathan Safran Foer
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780241405956
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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