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COP26 Virtual Book Showcase Author Profile: Carola Rackete

In July 2019, Carola Rackete, former ship captain of Sea-Watch 3, was temporarily arrested on the Italian island of Lampedusa when she took the decision to sail 40 migrants into a port without authorisation. Every year thousands of people drown trying to reach safe harbour in the EU. German non-governmental organisation, Sea-Watch, commissions ships to rescue refugees in the Mediterranean sea. Sea-Watch has so far been involved in the rescue of well over 35,000 people.

Her book, Handeln statt Keep Reading

COP26 Virtual Book Showcase Translator Profile: Chris McMahon

Chris McMahon is a retired Professor of Engineering Design, who continues his role at the University of Bristol as a Senior Research Fellow and Senior Associate Teacher. He is particularly interested in how technology can assist the organisation and management of the information used in design, and in design for a sustainable future. Recently, he has translated best-selling French book, The Age of Low Tech, by Philippe Bihouix.

The Age of Low Tech, challenges the often accepted belief that complex … Keep Reading

COP26 Virtual Book Showcase Author Profile: Stefan Bonner

Stefan Bonner worked both as a journalist and editor before he went freelance as a book author. Together with Anne Weiss, he co-authored several best-selling books, including Generation DoofGeneration Weltuntergang, and Wir Kassettenkinder. Using both a critical and entertaining style of writing, these books appeal to a wider audience than scientific journals.

Generation Weltuntergang asks, why are we already in the middle of climate change, how much does it effect us and what do we have … Keep Reading

COP26 Virtual Book Showcase Author Profile: Anne Weiss

Anne Weiss is a Berlin-based freelance author, translator and journalist, writing both non-fiction and fiction books as well as for various magazines. Together with Sefan Bonner, she has co-written several best-selling books, including Generation DoofGeneration Weltuntergang, and Wir Kassettenkinder. As a ghostwriter, she has recently written HANDELN STATT HOFFEN together with Carola Rackete. These books reflect her active involvement in environmental initiatives, support of animal right’s movements and role giving nationwide lectures on climate protection and sustainability.… Keep Reading

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