The Resource A Hole in the Wind, David Goodrich, (electronic resource)

A Hole in the Wind, David Goodrich, (electronic resource)

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A Hole in the Wind
Title
A Hole in the Wind
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David Goodrich
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eng
Summary
An epic bicycle journey across the American hinterland that engages the challenges of climate change alongside a diverse array of American voices. After a distinguished career in climate science as the Director of the UN Global Climate Observing System in Geneva, David Goodrich returned home to the United States to find a nation and a people in denial. Concerned that the American people are willfully deluded by the misinformation about climate that dominates media and politics, David thought a little straight talk could set things right. As they say in Animal House, he decided that "this calls for a stupid and futile gesture on someone's part, and I'm just the guy to do it." Starting on the beach in Delaware, David rode his bike 4,200 miles to Oregon, talking with the people he met on the ultimate road trip. Along the way he learned a great deal about why climate is a complicated issue for many Americans and even more about the country we all share. Climate change is the central environmental issue of our time. But A Hole in the Wind is also about the people Dave met and the experiences he had along the way, like the toddler's beauty pageant in Delaware, the tornado in Missouri, rust-belt towns and their relationship with fracking, and the uranium-poisoned ghost town in Wyoming. As he rides, David will discuss the climate with audiences varying from laboratories to diners to elementary schools. Beautifully simple, direct, and honest, A Hole in the Wind is a fresh, refreshing ride through a difficult and controversial topic, and a rich read that makes you glad to be alive
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A Hole in the Wind, David Goodrich, (electronic resource)
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9781681774855
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Label
A Hole in the Wind, David Goodrich, (electronic resource)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/3ce065f4-a959-4ae4-a815-d5c9e35eec58
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781681774855
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
3CE065F4-A959-4AE4-A815-D5C9E35EEC58
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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