Reader recommendation: Storms of My Grandchildren, by James Hansen
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Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth about the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity by James Hansen is two books in one. It is a detailed explanation of the latest scientific research on global warming. But it is also a memoir about a leading climate scientist’s attempts to bring this research to the attention of national policy-makers and convince them of the need to act decisively. This book is highly recommended to anyone concerned about our global future.