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What's Really Happening to Our Planet?: The Facts Simply Explained (Paperback)

What's Really Happening to Our Planet?: The Facts Simply Explained By Tony Juniper, HRH The Prince of Wales (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Accelerated climate change has put our planet in a dire situation – explore the records of the past and discover how we can change the future.

What’s Really Happening to Our Planet? reviews the current state of our planet and how our unchecked human activity could change the world forever. It charts the dramatic explosion of human population and consumption, and its impact on climate change. 

Written by leading sustainability expert Tony Juniper, with insights from globally respected scientists, politicians, and cultural leaders and thinkers, this guide examines positive ideas with a fresh perspective on how we can begin to reverse the damage we have caused. 

Expect clear, informative discussion on a wealth of subjects including solar power, food waste, and mass extinction. Colorful and clear graphs, artworks, and diagrams explain the science and records of our past to show how we’ve got to where we are now. 

What’s Really Happening to Our Planet? is the most accessible guide to humanity’s role in our changing planet.

About the Author


Tony Juniper is a campaigner, writer, sustainability adviser and a well-known British environmentalist. For more than 25 years he has worked for change toward a more sustainable society at local, national and international levels. From providing ecology and conservation experiences for primary school children, to making the case for new recycling laws, to orchestrating international campaigns for action on rainforests and climate change, his work has sought change at many levels. Juniper presently works as a Special Adviser to the Prince of Wales Charities' International Sustainability Unit. He is based in Cambridge, England.

Praise For…


"A comprehensive and visually appealing work that tackles subjects of importance. Ideal for browsing and as a jumping-off point for in-depth research." — School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9781465445476
ISBN-10: 1465445471
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2016
Pages: 224
Language: English