Now in paperback Every young person who cares about preserving the planet needs to know what's inside this book and follow the authors call to action.
First published for an adult readership, THE WEATHER MAKERS got kudos for its solid science and powerful message. Now this accessible edition speaks directly to young adults, offering a clear look at the history of climate change, how matters will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future. Newly featured are twenty-five practical tips for living a greener lifestyle at home, in school, in the community, and ultimately, on Earth.
About the Author
Tim Flannery is a scientist, explorer, and conservationist. He has published more than 130 scientific papers and several books, including The Weather Makers, Throwim Way Leg, Here on Earth, and Among the Islands. He was named Australian of the Year in 2007, and in 2011 he was appointed to the Climate Change Commission established by Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Sally Walker is the author of "Written in ""Bone", " ""Fossil Fish Found Alive", and "Secrets of a Civil War Submarine", which was awarded a Sibert Medal. She lives in Illinois.