Düsseldorf When her critics speak of climate activist Greta Thunberg, they like to portray the now 19-year-old Swede as a naïve, extremist Sunday speaker who pursues noble goals — but in doing so loses sight of our own economic and social realities. the scientist.
With her recently published “Climate Book,” she has proven otherwise: In nearly 500 pages, Thunberg, with the support of many scientists, educators, and activists, has compiled what may be the most comprehensive popular scientific collection of climate facts to date.
The names of the co-authors are read like who from the climate debate. It represents senior researchers such as Stefan Ramstorf of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton University, as well as Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and French economist Thomas Piketty.
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