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Tue 12 Jan 2021 | 12:21 pm GMT
Michelle Urquhart | Products of Change Writer

Green Swan and How to Save Your Planet One Object at a Time are two good books to read

Looking for the perfect book to expand your eco-know-how? Here’s a few suggestions of green reads for you How to Save Your Planet One Object at a Time by Dr Tara Shine Environmental scientist Dr Tara Shine guides you from room to room and occasion to occasion with environmentally-friendly solutions, backed by science. From swapping bottled soap to bars, to replacing cling film with a simple plate, you will reduce your environmental footprint in an instant, while saving money.  This book busts persistent myths and will once and for all show that living sustainably can be both fun and convenient. Green Swans: The Coming Boom in Regenerative Capitalism by John Elkington. This book is a whistle stop tour of why we need to make sustainable change and some of the solutions to get there. It is a must-read for business leaders in corporations great and small who want to help their businesses survive the coming shift in global priorities over the next decade and expand their horizons from responsibility, through resilience, and onto regeneration. The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac In this book, Figueres and Rivett-Carnac explain what we can do to safeguard our world. Practical, optimistic and empowering, The Future We Choose shows us steps we can all take to renew our planet and create a better world beyond the climate crisis: today, tomorrow, this year and in the coming decade. Drawdown by Paul Hawken For the first time ever, an international coalition of leading researchers, scientists and policymakers has come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. All of the techniques described here - some well-known, some you may have never heard of - are economically viable, and communities throughout the world are already enacting them.
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