Jenny Price - Stop Saving the Planet!

Wednesday, April 21, 7pm CT
Left Bank Books' Facebook Live Page or on Left Bank Books' YouTube channel.

Left Bank Books presents St. Louis author, artist, and historian
Jenny Price,
who will discuss her new book
Stop Saving the Planet!: An Environmentalist Manifesto
on Facebook Live at 7pm CT on April 21.
Price will be in conversation with journalist and senior writer for Grist
Nathanael Johnson.
Join us on our Facebook Live Page for this LAUNCH EVENT and order signed and personalized copies of
from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores!
 
About Stop Saving the Planet!
 

We've been "saving the planet" for decades!...And environmental crises just get worse. All this hybrid driving and LEED building and carbon trading seems to accomplish little to nothing--and low-income communities continue to suffer the worst consequences.

Why aren't we cleaning up the toxic messes and rolling back climate change? And why do so many Americans hate environmentalists?

Jenny Price says Enough already! with this short, fun, fierce manifesto for an environmentalism that is hugely more effective, a whole lot fairer, and infinitely less righteous. She challenges you, corporate sustainability officers, and the EPA to think and act completely anew--and to start right now--to ensure a truly habitable future.

"When keeping it real goes right--in this moment of reckoning, Jenny Price calls us out to call us in and does so with humor, insight, and an in-your-face attitude that is informed and dare I say, hopeful about our capacity to change how we think, see, and 'do' green." --Carolyn Finney, author of Black Faces, White Spaces

Jenny Price will sign and personalize copies of Stop Saving the Planet! to be picked up or mailed out!

 

About the Speakers

Jenny Price is a public writer and artist, and a Research Fellow at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University-St. Louis.

Nathanael Johnson is a journalist who lives in Berkeley, California with his wife and two daughters. He is the senior writer for Grist and has written two books: All Natural and Unseen City. He’s written pieces for a bunch of fancy magazines and radio shows, which have won some awards that sound more important than they really are.

 

 

All you need to do to participate is log in to your personal Facebook account, go to Left Bank Books' Facebook Live Page, and wait for the livestream to begin on the page (you may need to refresh the page periodically until the stream begins). You may also watch the simulcast on Left Bank's YouTube channel.

 

 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:00pm
Stop Saving the Planet!: An Environmentalist Manifesto Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780393540871
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 20th, 2021