...[T]here’s been no real way for ordinary people to get an understanding of what they can do and what impact it can have. There remains no single, comprehensive, reliable compendium of carbon-reduction solutions across sectors. At least until now. ...[T]he public is hungry for this kind of practical wisdom.”
/ David Roberts, Vox /
It will give you the best kind of hope, the kind that balances realism with radical vision. ...Stabilizing the climate system will require a heroic global effort, but the point here is only to show that...such an effort can do more than merely succeed; that it can succeed well, and open into futures that we can actually bear to contemplate. ”
/ Tom Athanasiou, The Nation /
At this point in time, the Drawdown book is exactly what is needed; a credible, conservative solution-by-solution narrative that we can do it. Reading it is an effective inoculation against the widespread perception of doom that humanity cannot and will not solve the climate crisis. Reported by-effects include increased determination and a sense of grounded hope.
/ Per Espen Stoknes, Author, What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming /
Drawdown is likely the most comprehensive model of climate solutions ever made.
/ Fast Company /