Book Picks for Earth Day 2021


This is a photo of Vancouver. My beautiful home. I am so incredibly lucky to live here, surrounded by trees, mountains, water, fresh air. We have more than 140,000 trees in Vancouver, 109 mountains, 25 lakes, 9 beaches. It's glorious.'s theme for Earth Day 2021 is Restore Our Earth™, which focuses on natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world's ecosystems. For more information, check out the full campaign

Earth Day 2021 Poster, created by Speto, acclaimed Brazilian street artist

Here are some of my book picks for Earth Day 2021.

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates

In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical - and accessible - plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid  climate catastrophe. 

An inspirational, accessible, and actionable guide for empowering and inspiring you to take concrete steps towards living more sustainably. 

The history-making, ground-breaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young activist who has become the voice of a generation. 

As a botanist, Robin has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. 

All We Can Save illuminates the expertise and insights of dozens of diverse women leading on climate in the US - and aims to advance a more representative, nuanced, and solution-oriented conversation on the climate crisis. To find out more about this movement, check out the official website

To close, these are my top five book picks for Earth Day 2021. I hope you enjoy them. And I hope that today you can take care of yourself and the planet we share.

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