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Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth

Mark Hertsgaard

by Mark Hertsgaard

HertsgaardFor twenty years, Mark Hertsgaard has investigated global warming as a journalist, but the full truth did not hit home until he became a father and, soon thereafter, learned that climate change was bound to worsen for decades to come. Hertsgaard’s daughter is part of what he has dubbed “Generation Hot” — the two billion young people worldwide who will spend the rest of their lives coping with climate disruption. Drawing on reporting from around the world, Hot is a call to action that injects hope and solutions into a debate characterized by doom and gloom and offers a blueprint for how all of us can navigate an unavoidable new era.

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Why NSBE?
  • The opportunity to participate in a Essay Contest.
  • Reading and discussion that is good preparation for English 100, which uses the book in assignments throughout the semester.
  • Related campus-wide lectures throughout the year
  • Preparation for other classes, which discuss topics addressed by the book.
  • Make an impact. See the nominees from the NSBE 2013 selection.