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Great Lakes Green Chalice Book Club Announcement

By June 21, 2022No Comments

You are invited to GLGC’s very first 6-week book club!
We’re reading Saving Us by Dr. Katharine Hayhoe.
Wednesdays at 7pm from July 6 – August 17*
*No Book Club on July 27th.

Called “one of the nation’s most effective communicators on climate change” by The New York Times, Katharine Hayhoe knows how to navigate all sides of the conversation on our changing planet. A Canadian climate scientist living in Texas, she negotiates distrust of data, indifference to imminent threats, and resistance to proposed solutions with ease. Over the past fifteen years Hayhoe has found that the most important thing we can do to address climate change is talk about it—and she wants to teach you how.

In Saving Us, Hayhoe argues that when it comes to changing hearts and minds, facts are only one part of the equation. We need to find shared values in order to connect our unique identities to collective action. This is not another doomsday narrative about a planet on fire. It is a multilayered look at science, faith, and human psychology, from an icon in her field—recently named chief scientist at The Nature Conservancy.

Drawing on interdisciplinary research and personal stories, Hayhoe shows that small conversations can have astonishing results. Saving Us leaves us with the tools to open a dialogue with your loved ones about how we all can play a role in pushing forward for change.

Saving Us Book Club Dates

  • Wednesday, July 6
  • Wednesday, July 13
  • Wednesday, July 20
  • ***No Meeting on the 27th***
  • Wednesday, August 3
  • Wednesday, August 10
  • Wednesday, August 17

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