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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

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