Changing Planet, Changing Health

Changing Planet, Changing Health coverClimate change is now doing far more harm than marooning polar bears on melting chunks of ice — it is damaging the health of people around the world. Written by Paul Epstein, associate director of Harvard Medical School’s Center for Health and Global Environment and award-winning science journalist Dan Ferber, Changing Planet, Changing Health:¬†How the Climate Crisis Threatens Our Health and What We Can Do about It brilliantly connects stories of real people with cutting-edge scientific and medical information, and offers innovative, essential solutions for shaping a healthy global economic order in the twenty-first century. Booklist named it one of the Top Ten Health Books of 2011, and their starred review said “If ever there was a book that ought to be on everybody’s reading bucket list this is it.” Former Vice President Al Gore calls it “a landmark that will raise our consciousness.” Elizabeth Kolbert calls it “an illuminating, important, and deeply sobering book,” and Bill McKibben says “You’ll never find a clearer or smarter explanation of one of the toughest problems the world faces.” (University of California Press)