All We Can Save illuminates the expertise and insights of dozens of diverse women leading on climate in the United States--scientists, journalists, farmers, lawyers, teachers, activists, innovators, and designers...We must summon truth, courage, and solutions to turn away from the brink and toward life-giving possibility. This book is a collection and celebration of visionaries who are leading us on a path toward all we can save.
“A powerful read that fills one with, dare I say . . . hope?”
“My heart is moved by all I cannot save:
so much has been destroyed
I have to cast my lot with those
who age after age, perversely,
with no extraordinary power,
reconstitute the world.”
Truth, Courage, Solutions. Isn't that what we are all looking for? Learn from contemporary voices in the environmental movement, people from all industries and walks of life who are thinking through the puzzle of climate change together. Named one of the Best Books of the Year by Smithsonian Magazine, All We Can Save is a collection of provocative and illuminating essays (and poetry and art) from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.
There is a renaissance blooming in the climate movement: leadership that is more rooted in compassion, connection, creativity, and collaboration. More and more, the voices of women and girls are part of the conversation, a dynamic which sets us up for success. To change everything, we need everyone.
"All We Can Save illuminates the expertise and insights of dozens of diverse women leading on climate in the United States--scientists, journalists, farmers, lawyers, teachers, activists, innovators, wonks, and designers, across generations, geographies, and race--and aims to advance a more representative, nuanced, and solution-oriented public conversation on the climate crisis. These women offer a spectrum of ideas and insights for how we can rapidly, radically reshape society.
Intermixing essays with poetry and art, this book is both a balm and a guide for knowing and holding what has been done to the world, while bolstering our resolve never to give up on one another or our collective future. We must summon truth, courage, and solutions to turn away from the brink and toward life-giving possibility. Curated by two climate leaders, the book is a collection and celebration of visionaries who are leading us on a path toward all we can save."
Emily Atkin - Xiye Bastida - Ellen Bass - Colette Pichon Battle - Jainey K. Bavishi - Janine Benyus - adrienne maree brown - Régine Clément - Abigail Dillen - Camille T. Dungy - Rhiana Gunn-Wright - Joy Harjo - Katharine Hayhoe - Mary Annaïse Heglar - Jane Hirshfield - Mary Anne Hitt - Ailish Hopper - Tara Houska, Zhaabowekwe - Emily N. Johnston - Joan Naviyuk Kane - Naomi Klein - Kate Knuth - Ada Limón - Louise Maher-Johnson - Kate Marvel - Gina McCarthy - Anne Haven McDonnell - Sarah Miller - Sherri Mitchell, Weh'na Ha'mu Kwasset - Susanne C. Moser - Lynna Odel - Sharon Olds - Mary Oliver - Kate Orff - Jacqui Patterson - Leah Penniman - Catherine Pierce - Marge Piercy - Kendra Pierre-Louis - Varshini - Prakash - Janisse Ray - Christine E. Nieves Rodriguez - Favianna Rodriguez - Cameron Russell - Ash Sanders - Judith D. Schwartz - Patricia Smith - Emily Stengel - Sarah Stillman - Leah Cardamore Stokes - Amanda Sturgeon - Maggie Thomas - Heather McTeer Toney - Alexandria Villaseñor - Alice Walker - Amy Westervelt - Jane Zelikova
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native. She is founder and CEO of Ocean Collectiv, a consulting firm for conservation solutions grounded in social justice, and founder of Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank for the future of coastal cities.
Dr. Katharine K. Wilkinson is an author, strategist, teacher, and homegrown Atlantan, named one of fifteen "Women Who Will Save the World" by Time. Her writing has been featured in The Drawdown Review and the New York Times bestseller Drawdown, and she is the author of Between God & Green.