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With climate change at the forefront of current discussion, Words of Change: CLIMATE offers a curated collection of thought-provoking quotes and passages from the writings and speeches of activists in the environmental community, with a focus on diverse and previously unheard voices.
Compiled by social scientist and researcher Tina Limpert, this collection of stirring words is intended to enlighten, to prompt change, to provide encouragement, and to deepen readers' conviction. Celebrating activism, focusing on solutions, and avoiding apathy and pessimism, this book is call to action. The back matter includes a brief bio for each person quoted to provide context for their life and work.
About the Author
Dr. Christina Limpert is a multidisciplinary social scientist and qualitative researcher at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry who favors working across disciplines in the social and biophysical sciences. Her scholarly work investigates sites of informal education and examines the role of culture and society in shaping human thought and action, especially where environmental behaviors, attitudes, and practices are concerned. Dr. Limpert teaches and writes about EcoCinema and popular culture, gender, identity, and power, sociology, critical pedagogy, and qualitative research. She began her appointment as an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, General Education Division, in the Fall of 2018. Additionally, she is the Director of the Writing, Rhetoric, and Communications Program.