Senator Rob Hogg's new book on climate change, America’s Climate Century, is now available. It is short (120 pages) and affordable ($10.95). It is a fresh, concise, readable book about climate science, the real life consequences of climate change, doable solutions for sustainability, and how Americans can think about the issue and take action based on our values, our history, and our culture – to finally take the national climate action we so urgently need for our future.
Here are upcoming events where Senator Hogg will be speaking about his book:
Thursday, June 27 - Des Moines - The Book Store, 606 Locust Street, in downtown Des Moines, at noon.
Wednesday, July 10 - Cedar Rapids - Blue Strawberry, 118 Second Street SE, in downtown Cedar Rapids at 7 p.m. - the first meeting of a four-week series - Read, Discuss, Act - on climate change. On the other dates, the series will be at Indian Creek Nature Center (July 17), Van Meter Industrial (July 24), and Coe College (July 31) - all at 7 p.m. Check back soon for more details.
If you would like an event in your community, contact Senator Hogg at SenatorRobHogg@gmail.com.
Senator Hogg has already held book events at the State Capitol in Des Moines (April 29), New Bo Books in Cedar Rapids (May 4), Prairie Lights in Iowa City (May 4), Beaverdale Books in Des Moines (May 20), Mattingly Music and Books in Newton (May 20), Café Diem in Ames (May 29), the Sioux City Public Museum (June 2), University Book & Supply in Cedar Falls (June 3), the Fort Madison Public Library (June 7), Southside Books in Fairfield (June 7), the 1000 Friends of Iowa annual conference in Madrid (June 8), Em's Coffee Shop in Independence (June 12), River Lights Books in Dubuque (June 12), the I-RENEW Expo in Davenport (June 15), and the NE Iowa Peace and Justice Center in Decorah (June 22).
The book has been reviewed in the Cedar Rapids Gazette and by several independent bloggers. Here are the web addresses of two reviews:
If you like the book, please let your friends, family, and colleagues around the country know about it. Senator Hogg hopes the book will serve as a reference, organizing tool, and hopefully an inspiration for climate education and advocacy around our state and our country.
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