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Paperback – 144 pages
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Weight: 202 Grams
BISAC: POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Advocacy
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865719415
Pub. Date: 2020-04-14

About the Authors

Margaret Klein Salamon

Margaret Klein Salamon, PhD, is a clinical psychologist turned climate warrior and Founder and Executive Director of The Climate Mobilization, which pioneered the Climate Emergency Declaration campaign and helped turn it into a global movement. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Margaret matriculated to Harvard College and earned her doctorate in clinical psychology at Adelphi University. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, she woke up to climate truth and is now fiercely devoted to cancelling the apocalypse and restoring a safe climate. When not working for the climate, Margaret enjoys Pure Barre workouts, civil war and social movement history, and The Sopranos. She lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her husband, Bren. www.theclimatemobilization.org

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Molly Gage, PhD, is a book developer committed to women-authored nonfiction books that push forward progressive ideas and elevate the voices of the women who think them.

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Facing the Climate Emergency

How to Transform Yourself with Climate Truth

by Margaret Klein Salamon
with Molly Gage



As the climate crisis accelerates toward the collapse of civilization and the natural world, people everywhere are feeling deep pain about ecological destruction and their role in it. Yet we are often paralyzed by fear.

Help is at hand. Facing the Climate Emergency gives people the tools to confront the climate emergency, face their negative emotions, and channel them into protecting humanity and the natural world.

Drawing on facts about the climate, tenets of psychological theory, information about the climate emergency movement, elements of memoir, coverage includes:

  • How to face the climate crisis and accept your fears, anger, grief, guilt, and other emotions
  • Turning negative feelings into tangible action to respond to the crisis
  • Rising to heroism, becoming a "climate warrior," and maximizing your impact by joining the Climate Emergency Movement
  • Support, including further reading, questions for self-reflection, and exercises to complete with like-minded groups

Written for the suffering multitudes struggling to cope and looking for answers, Facing the Climate Emergency provides the motivation, guidance, and support needed to leave "normal" behind and travel the path of the climate warrior, rising to the challenge of our time.

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