The Heat Will Kill You First: Life and Death on a Scorched Planet by Jeff Goodell - Book Review

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$29.00
ISBN: 9780316497572
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 11th, 2023

The irony didn't escape me. As I sat soaking up the sun after a week of rainy days, Goodell's words really struck me: "All in all, it's no surprise that people are confused about when heat crosses the boundary from something that feels good to something that can kill you". This book in a nutshell. Through personal interviews, stories of devastating human and planetary tragedies, and peppered with scientific analysis, Goodell lays before the reader the myriad ways that rising global temperatures are affecting all life on Earth. Yet it's not necessarily a doomsday tale as the title might lead you to think, but rather a call to all of us to do what we can in the fight for climate justice. ~ Reviewed by Lauren Singer