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A Whole New World: 7 Books that Will Make You Rethink the Climate Change Debate

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Record cold, mudslides, hurricanes, forest fires that won’t end – the weather has only been getting more and more extreme in recent years. And with the threat of global warming hanging over all of us, it’s only going to get worse. While some are still denying that climate change is even happening, the world around us is changing at a rate so rapidly that it’s often difficult to keep up. In times like this, it’s always helpful to turn to literature to look for answers. From describing why our world is getting hotter, to envisioning what a global warming-affected future looks like, books can provide answers, hope, or wake us up to a much needed dose of reality. Here are…

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“Man on a Mission”: Bill Nye the Science Guy Documentary Debuts in NYC

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Bill Nye is ‘the science teacher you wish you had,” according to a new documentary on his life and work.  The film, Bill Nye: Science Guy, features the star of the 90’s kid’s TV show of the same name, his personal life, beliefs and how he viewed by his peers. A description of the film describes Nye as “a man on a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world.”  Nye has been very vocal in recent years about climate change and the impact it will have on future generations. Now the CEO The Planetary Society, an organization Carl Sagan, Nye has been a staunch advocate for  “science, research, and discovery.”  Science Guy gives audiences  an intimate…

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