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[Ebook] Eyes Wide Open By Paul Fleischman – Eiyo.us

Eyes Wide Open Paul Fleischman Offers Teens An Environmental Wake Up Call And A Tool Kit For Decoding The Barrage Of Conflicting Information Confronting Them.We Re Living In An Ah Ha Moment Take 250 Years Of Human Ingenuity Add Abundant Fossil Fuels The Result A Population And Lifestyle Never Before Seen The Downsides Weren T Visible For Centuries, But Now They Are Suddenly Everything Needs Rethinking Suburbs, Cars, Fast Food, Cheap Prices It S A Changed World This Book Explains It Not With Isolated Facts, But The Principles Driving Attitudes And Events, From Vested Interests To Denial To Big Country Syndrome Because Money Is As Important As Molecules In The Environment, Science Is Joined With Politics, History, And Psychology To Provide The Briefing Needed To Comprehend The 21st Century Extensive Back Matter, Including A Glossary, Bibliography, And Index, As Well As Numerous References To Websites, Provides Further Resources.

[Ebook] Eyes Wide Open  By Paul Fleischman – Eiyo.us
  • Hardcover
  • 208 pages
  • Eyes Wide Open
  • Paul Fleischman
  • English
  • 10 August 2017
  • 0763671029

    10 thoughts on “[Ebook] Eyes Wide Open By Paul Fleischman – Eiyo.us


  1. says:

    This is a title I would love to see high schools select as a one book, one school read so it can be discussed at length and hopefully spark some organized action It s one of the most challenging, provocative, and cogently written books about the world s current and coming environmental crises Fleischman avoids the platitudes and addresses the important matters like living in a culture obsessed with materialism, consumption based economies, scientific denialism, corporate greed, and political This is a title I would love to see high schools select as a one book, one school read so it can be discussed at length and hopefully spark some organized action It s one of the most chall...


  2. says:

    When incoming high school freshmen bring their AP World History summer reading lists to the library, I hope to see this nonfiction title about climate change suggested at the very top History is happening right here and right now p 3 and if we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are going Chinese proverb.A crash course in critical thinking, students won t find a list of 10 easy things they can do to save the environment Instead, they will learn global thin When incoming high school freshmen bring their AP World History summer read...


  3. says:

    Note Just named SLJ Best Bks of 2014 This is one of the best books I have read on climate change Maybe the best, in terms of comprehensiveness of the subject For such a relatively tiny book, I can t figure out how Fleischman stuffed so much into it This is a whopping 153 pages for the main text of the book The back matter, which is remarkable in how extensive it is, goes to p 190 I should point out right now that I read the ARC, so page numbers may be off a bit The ARC looks a bit borin Note Just named SLJ Best Bks of 2014 This is one of the best books I have read on climate change Maybe the best, in terms of comprehensiveness of the subject For such a relatively tiny book, I can t figure out how Fleischman stuffed so much into it This is a whopping 153 pages for the main text of the book The back matter, which is remarkable in how extensive it is, goes to p 190 I should point out right now that I read the ARC, so page numbers may be off a bit The ARC looks a bit boring I m hoping th...


  4. says:

    I liked this book, I thought it made some good points and brought a little clarity and succinctness to a very often discussed but seldom consolidated topic.However, despite mentioning a few of the opposing viewpoints and sources for opposing viewpoints, the author seems to have picked his side and didn t stray far from it He discounted the legitimate scientists and scientific research that disagree with the environmental frenzy and global warming by using phrases li...


  5. says:

    Very well researched, poorly written.


  6. says:

    Richie s Picks EYES WIDE OPEN GOING BEHIND THE ENVIRONMENTAL HEADLINES by Paul Fleischman, Candlewick, September 2014, 208p., ISBN 978 0 7636 7102 0 Oh mercy, mercy meAh things ain t what they used to beWhat about this overcrowded landHow muchabuse from man can she stand Marvin Gaye Who would guess that Citizens for Recycling First is a coal industry front group promoting the use of coal ash in industry The Greening Earth Society sounds green, but it s in favor of CO2 emissions EY Richie s Picks EYES WIDE OPEN GOING BEHIND THE ENVIRONMENTAL HEADLINES by Paul Fleischman, Candlewick, September 2014, 208p., ISBN 978 0 7636 7102 0 Oh mercy, mercy meAh things ain t what they used to beWhat about this overcrowded landHow muchabuse from man can she stand Marvin Gaye Who would guess that Citizens for Recycling First is a coal industry front group promoting the use of coal ash in industry The Greening Earth Society sounds green, but it s in favor of CO2 emissions EYES WIDE OPEN is about the global environmental issues that if not dealt with substantively will make Planet Earth uninhabitable for humankind But evenimportantly, EYES WIDE OPEN is a book about information literacy It shows how the world really works in the 21st century, and it repeatedly reveals how people ar...


  7. says:

    This was a great follow up to This Changes Everything Capitalism vs the Climate A really smart and comprehensive look at various issues related to climate change, and I was impressed by how deep it went for a short ish YA nonfiction book Definitely not afraid to call bullshit on climate change deniers Like Naomi Klein s adult NF book, Fleishman nails the very thin area between seriously things are so fucked up we gotta fix it YESTERDAY and well we re already fucked so just give up now This was a great follow up to This Changes Everything Capitalism vs the Climate A really smart and comprehensive look at various issues related to climate change, and I was impressed by how deep it went for a short ish YA nonfiction book Definitely not afraid to call bullshit on climate change deniers Like Naomi Klein s adult NF book, Fleishman nails the very thin area between seriously things are so fucked up we gotta fix it YESTERDAY and well we re already fucked so just give up now It s dire, but not without hope.Also, the format is great lots of short sidebars with extra info and suggestions of YouTube videos to watch or websites to vi...


  8. says:

    This is book takes a closer look at the both the human forces driving climate change and environmental degradation and those gathering momentum to try to remediate these issues It outlines the roles of corporations, government leaders and regular people in causing environmental problems and attempting or failing to attempt to solve them.Its scope is large, tackling everything from coal pollution and fracking to climate denial and corporate lobbying But it is concisely written and filled with This is book takes a closer look at the both the human forces driving climate change and environmental degradation and those gathering momentum to try to remediate these issues It outlines the roles of corporations, government leaders and regular people in causing environmental ...


  9. says:

    Paul Fleischmann offers an unflinchingly opinionated account of the environmental disaster facing our country today and in the future Unfortunately he chooses to make his argument in a book so crammed with overly busy, distractingly kinetic design elements it s hard to follow what he s talking about It s as if the editors and designers wanted to make the stakes so real that even kids with shorter attention spans would get that it was a big deal, but in doing so it cuts down on the amount of Paul Fleischmann offers an unflinchingly opinionated account of the environmental disaster facing our country today and in the future Unfortunately he chooses to make his argument in a book so crammed with overly busy, distractingly kinetic design elements ...


  10. says:

    First line Everybody lives inside his or her own movie.Things to look up Edward Burtynsky, the Toaster Project, what happened at the Three Gorges Dam in China, open secrets.org andSomething to think about When our standard of living is threatened by scaricity and sid...

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