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Number of Pages: 256
Publication Date: 2009
|Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.31 X 0.62 (inches)|
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In this groundbreaking book, the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Green Book Thomas M. Kostigen reveals the vital missing link in today's environmental crisis: how we as individuals are connected to the most tenuous geography on the planet. Despite the recent prominence of "green" issues in the news, the direct relationship between our actions and the earth is too often ignored. But the seemingly insignificant things we do every day have the power to literally alter the landscape in the ongoing battle to resuscitate the planet.
Thomas M. Kostigen is coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Green Book. He writes the Ethics Monitor column for Dow Jones MarketWatch and the Better Planet column and blog for Discover magazine. He lives in Santa Monica, California.
“Thomas Kostigen is an intrepid activist. YOU ARE HERE takes us to the hidden frontlines of the war over natural resources and reveals how each of us can improve our planet without leaving home. A passionate and heartfelt call to care.”
“...Kostigen shows us that, in a world of limited resources, there is no such thing as an insignificant choice. Pushing us from awareness to action, this is an unforgettable story about how, through our choices, we are all tied to one another.”
“An intriguing and insightful account that deserves to be read by everyone affected by these issues which is....everyone!”
“Tom’s quest for global perspective sees him scale every vantage point short of the moon and the results are jaw-dropping. Borneo, Alaska, Israel, China, India and the Amazon ... YOU ARE HERE has it all. A book of global significance.”
“Can we change? Can we save the earth we love? You bet! Thomas Kostigen pulls no punches in this gut-wrenching book. Take it personally!”
“The highly readable book is filled with surprising facts and statistics, as well as many doable ways to reduce our dirty human footprint.”