Letters to the Earth by Emma Thompson audiobook

Letters to the Earth: Writing to a Planet in Crisis

By Emma Thompson
Read by various narrators

William Collins Audio 9780008374440
5.18 Hours Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
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How can we begin to talk about what is happening to the world? We are facing a global emergency. Temperatures are rising. Mass species extinction has begun. The time for denial is over. It is time to act. Letters to the Earth is the beginning of a new story. It is an invitation to act and an opportunity to extend the invitation. These letters are the result of a callout from Culture Declares Emergency to the public to write a response to climate and ecological emergency. They are letters from all of us: parents and children; politicians and poets; actors and activists; songwriters and scientists. They are letters of Love, Loss Hope and Action to a planet in crisis. Includes contributions from activist Yoko Ono, poet Kate Tempest, actor Mark Rylance, author Laline Paull, illustrator of The Lost Words Jackie Morris, novelist Anna Hope, environmental writer Jay Griffiths and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas.

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Summary

Summary

How can we begin to talk about what is happening to the world? We are facing a global emergency. Temperatures are rising. Mass species extinction has begun. The time for denial is over. It is time to act.

Letters to the Earth is the beginning of a new story. It is an invitation to act and an opportunity to extend the invitation.

These letters are the result of a callout from Culture Declares Emergency to the public to write a response to climate and ecological emergency. They are letters from all of us: parents and children; politicians and poets; actors and activists; songwriters and scientists. They are letters of Love, Loss Hope and Action to a planet in crisis.

Includes contributions from activist Yoko Ono, poet Kate Tempest, actor Mark Rylance, author Laline Paull, illustrator of The Lost Words Jackie Morris, novelist Anna Hope, environmental writer Jay Griffiths and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A must-read for anyone who lives on earth.” Bella Lack, youth ambassador for The Born Free Foundation
“We all need to read this book.” Magid Magid, activist and politician
“All power to this amazing project.” Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat

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Author

Author Bio: Emma Thompson

Author Bio: Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson is a two-time Oscar-winning actress. She is the daughter of British actress Phyllida Law and the former wife of director Kenneth Branagh. Among her many film credits, Thompson has acted in Howards End, The Remains of the Day, Carrington, Love Actually, Harry Potter, and Saving Mr. Banks. She wrote the screenplay and acted in Nanny McPhee and Nanny McPhee Returns, and scripted and starred in Sense and Sensibility, which earned her an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Runtime: 5.18
Audience: Adult
Language: English