Climate Changed: A Personal Journey through the Science (Paperback)
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What are the causes and consequences of climate change? When the scale is so big, can an individual make any difference? Documentary, diary, and masterwork graphic novel, this up-to-date look at our planet and how we live on it explains what global warming is all about. With the most complicated concepts made clear in a feat of investigative journalism by artist Philippe Squarzoni, Climate Changed weaves together scientific research, extensive interviews with experts, and a call for action. Weighing the potential of some solutions and the false promises of others, this groundbreaking work provides a realistic, balanced view of the magnitude of the crisis that An Inconvenient Truth only touched on.
Climate Changed is printed on FSC-certified paper from responsibly-managed, environmentally-sound sources.
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About the Author
Philippe Squarzoni attended college in Lyon, France. He visited Croatia and the former Yugoslavia several times as a volunteer in a conflict-resolution project and traveled through Mexico, Palestine, and Israel as a human-rights observer. He has published graphic novels on Central American politics and the Holocaust, and on author Richard Brautigan.
“Stunning, cinematic, and informative.”
— Cool Hunting
“A work on one of the most important topics of our time that is dense but comprehensible, informative and fascinating.”
— Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Thanks to Squarzoni, we see that the graphic novel format might be the best way to explain this information (and there is a lot of it) to the general public.”
— Comics Bulletin
“The plethora of contributing experts, a detailed index, and its multifaceted exploration make this required reading for both the general public and subject specialists.”
— Booklist (Starred Review)
“If you’ve been meaning to get up to speed on the carbon cycle and all things climate science this summer, this is the book to be seen at the beach with.”
— Scientific American Online
“By populating his story with real characters and telling it in line drawings and word balloons, Squarzoni distills complex data into the stuff of intimate, compelling narrative.”
— OnEarth Magazine
“This graphic novelist tells the true story of climate change.”
“Philippe Squarzoni’s Climate Changed delineates the true horror story of our coming weather apocalypse through crisp illustrations.”
— Village Voice
“The graphic novel Climate Changed makes the topic much more accessible for readers who aren’t scientifically minded but who want to better understand the issue.”
— MTV Act