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We are the weather : saving the planet begins at breakfast / Jonathan Safran Foer.

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Our planet is warming because of human activity. Foer believes the task of saving the planet will involve a great reckoning with ourselves-- with our all-too-human reluctance to sacrifice immediate comfort for the sake of the future. We have, he reveals, turned our planet into a farm for growing animal products, and the consequences are catastrophic. Saving our home and way of life starts with what we eat-- and don't eat-- for breakfast. -- adapted from jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 636 FOE 2019 (Text) 33892100637868 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/01/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374280000
  • ISBN: 0374280002
  • Physical Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-270).
Formatted Contents Note:
Unbelievable -- How to prevent the greatest dying -- Only home -- Dispute with the soul -- More life.
Summary, etc.:
Our planet is warming because of human activity. Foer believes the task of saving the planet will involve a great reckoning with ourselves-- with our all-too-human reluctance to sacrifice immediate comfort for the sake of the future. We have, he reveals, turned our planet into a farm for growing animal products, and the consequences are catastrophic. Saving our home and way of life starts with what we eat-- and don't eat-- for breakfast. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Livestock > Climatic factors.
Animal culture.
Sustainable agriculture.
Climatic changes.
Climatic changes > Prevention.
Global warming.
Global warming > Prevention.
Vegetation and climate.
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