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SUMMARY Climate Changed

Climate Changed

Ides a realistic balanced view of the magnitude of the crisis that An Inconvenient Truth only touched on Climate Changed is printed on FSC certified paper from responsibly managed environmentally sound sources Find teaching guides for Climate Changed and other titles at abramsbookscomresource. I read this book for a sustainability studio class and I m thankful my professor assigned it It was definitely an eye opener regarding the different aspects of climate change The mix of data interviews personal thoughts and compelling imagery makes this a well rounded informative and often depressing account of the dire situation currently happening on our planet I ve come away with new thoughts and emotions about climate change and am already thinking about how I can help make a change This book was interesting revealing factual personal emotional educational and creative if you want to know about climate change in many different facets definitely read this book

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What are the causes and conseuences of climate change When the scale is so big can an individual make any difference Documentary diary and masterwork graphic novel this up to date look at our planet and how we live on it explains what global warming is all about With the most complicated conc. This is a terrific graphic novel It is also the first book on climate change I ve been able to finish And while it feels odd to say I found a subject so depressing exciting to read about I did Not only does this book explain the science in a way that I understand but the author interjects his personal conflict with learning about climate change while continuing to use his car fly use electricity etc in a way that felt like it articulated a lot of my own thoughts and feelings The art is amazing and adds a lot to the thought provoking nature of this book

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Epts made clear in a feat of investigative journalism by artist Philippe Suarzoni Climate Changed weaves together scientific research extensive interviews with experts and a call for action Weighing the potential of some solutions and the false promises of others this groundbreaking work prov. I refuse to call the genre graphic novel because most of the graphic books I read are nonfictionIt was the title the past tense of the book that drew my attention to it in the display I checked it out and only then saw that it was in graphic format So I read it asking what the graphic structure provided that wouldn t have been there otherwise Early on I noted a lot of talking head frames My first reaction was negative but then I noticed that the faces were distinguishable In fact there is a listing of sources by face as well as name and credential at the end of the book Saves a lot of he said she said and allows for an improved flow of information It also allows for some dramatic juxtapositions In the biofuels section a frame with a person filling a car the hose comes from a malnourished woman and child instead of a pump After a discussion of living on the amount of carbon that the earth can sustain per person and comparing it to poverty the frame shows a homeless man against a wall with a Nike advertisement and the words Just do it When he talks about climate change deniers one frame s illustration is of an old advertisement The cigarette most doctors choose And yes a few frames later it turns out that the scientists for each issue were the sameThe book is a survey of the science the philosophy and the politics of the climate issue told as a personal journey What does that decision gain It keeps the science etc from existing as theory only It invokes personal reaction It admits ambiguity and conflict as one observes contradictions and limits Suarzoni covers natural and human made climate change and illustrates with graphs graphs that are integrated in the graphic format than they would be in text with inserted figures He describes and critiues solutions showing both their potential and limitationsHe addresses personal and structural issues Climate has already changed he concludes we cannot stop it but can still mitigate its effects if we start soon enough A paradigm shift is needed from individualism to the common good of people and the environment He is not overly optimistic but neither is he entirely pessimistic There are several points where Suarzoni ponders how to begin then later how to end Each time the meaning is a bit different

  • Hardcover
  • 467
  • Climate Changed
  • Philippe Squarzoni
  • en
  • 03 January 2019
  • 9781419712555

10 thoughts on “Climate Changed

  1. says:

    This is a terrific graphic novel It is also the first book on climate change I've been able to finish And while it feels odd to say I found a subject so depressing exciting to read about I did Not only does this book explain the science in a way that I understand but the author interjects his personal conflict with learning about climate c

  2. says:

    This is one of those books in which the person writing the book is writing about writing the book Suarzoni's process stands

  3. says:

    I can't adeuately sum up how much this book has effected me It is such a thorough and eye opening account of the complexity and magnitude of t

  4. says:

    I refuse to call the genre graphic novel because most of the graphic books I read are nonfictionIt was the title the past tense of the book that drew my attention to it in the display I checked it out and only t

  5. says:

    This book is super educational and made me think of my current choices in life and how I want to change them I think this might be a good book to make reuired reading in school it might change people and in conseuence how we treat the worldclimateI so wanna change the way everyone lives after reading this book

  6. says:

    This book made me scared and apathetic pretty much all at once Global warming is happening and we're pretty much screwed right now unless we make very large and deep changes to the way we manufacture and consume b

  7. says:

    This book AMAZING The graphic novel format for this nonfiction book I read some reviews where people said there was no plot where was the 'novel' really? I can't even DUH is incredibly effective for illustrating the dire situation our world is in The memoir part interested me in terms of the author finding his place in all this and in showing how it is affecting everyone but really the book was effective for m

  8. says:

    I read this book for a sustainability studio class and I'm thankful my professor assigned it It was definitely an eye opener regarding the diff

  9. says:

    45 very informative with a funny relatable journey thread the interviews together A very meta book with a great ending Highly recommend to anyone with any level of knowledge or none at all about climate change

  10. says:

    Per FTC rules I received this book as a GoodReads First Reads giveawayBrilliant This book could really use 6 stars I had decided somewhat prematurely I suppose that graphic novels were not my bag However this one has changed my mind completely Well researched impeccably drawn brilliantly written M Suarzoni has created a multi layered tale of

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