Tell Me Like I'm Ten

By Matthew Shribman

Climate, the way we should have been told it.

Environment | Nature
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A pocket-sized masterclass on becoming an impactful communicator, nature-first thinker and changemaker in an era of emergency.

Civilisation is in a race between understanding and catastrophe, and the race has never been tighter.

As you read this, nature and our climate are passing dangerous points of no return, and time is running out for others.

There's a lot to worry about, but that's not what this book is for. It's not about whats going wrong.

This book is about becoming an agent of positive change in a world desperately in need of heroes. It's about the ideas, stories and knowledge needed to turn the crisis around.

We live in a strange time: almost everyone on Earth is unaware of the scale and urgency of the biggest emergency in history, and most of those who are don't know what to do.

It's easy to think that the climate and nature crisis is for the scientists, politicians and engineers to solve alone, but this is wrong. We need artists, innovators, writers and communicators everywhere, reimagining how we can live in better harmony with nature.

To accelerate action, we need millions of us to understand the crisis as a whole: how it all fits together, how to talk about it and what must be done to weave nature and balance back into our lives and systems.

Facts alone won't work fast enough. We need emotions, ideas and stories that inspire wonder and motivate everyone to act. We need it to be clear and compelling that a 10-year-old would know what to do.

Tell Me Like I’m Ten will give you everything you need to know about the climate and nature crisis, leaving you energised, enabled and ready to play your part.

Image credits: Designs by Natalie Hancock.

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