unCommon Authors, an Author Video Series: THE WEIGHT OF NATURE by Clayton Page Aldern

By Coll Rowe | May 7 2024 | Community ReadsCollege & University ReadsAll-School Reads

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PRH Education/Common Reads presents:

unCommon Authors
unCommon Authors is a monthly video series highlighting exceptional and
unique authors talking about their books.


The march of climate change is stunning and vicious, with rising seas, extreme weather, and oppressive heat blanketing the globe. But its effects on our very brains constitute a public-health crisis that has gone largely unreported. Based on seven years of research, this book by the award-winning journalist and trained neuroscientist Clayton Page Aldern, synthesizes the emerging neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral economics of global warming and brain health. A masterpiece of literary journalism, The Weight of Nature shows readers how a changing environment is changing us today, from the inside out.

Aldern calls it the weight of nature.


The Weight of Nature