We Rise

We Rise

The Earth Guardians Guide to Building A Movement That Restores the Planet

Book - 2017
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"Beginning with the empowering story of the Earth Guardians and how Xiuhtezcatl has become a voice for his generation, We Rise explores many aspects of effective activism and provides step-by-step information on how to start and join solution-oriented movements. With conversations between Xiuhtezcatl and well-known activists, revolutionaries, and celebrities; practical advice for living a more sustainable lifestyle; and ideas and tools for building resilient communities, We Rise is an action guide on how to face the biggest problems of today, including climate change, fossil fuel extraction, and industrial agriculture."--Publisher website.
Publisher: [Emmaus, Pennsylvania] :, Rodale,, [2017].
ISBN: 9781635650679
Characteristics: xvi, 256 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Spizman, Justin - Author
Contents: Prologue: UNcharted territory
Part I: Roots of revolution. Indigenous roots : connecting with the ways of my ancestors ; Kid warrior : developing purpose at a young age ; Composing revolution : creative passion into action ; Moving from crisis to opportunity : how did we get here?
Part II: The movements and our opportunity to turn the tide. Holding back the sea : confronting the climate crisis ; Wilderness warriors : where have all the wild things gone? ; Troubled waters : defending life below the surface ; Future food : re-envisioning our food systems ; The true cost of fossil fuels : the future of energy is not down a hole ; Fracking for fool's gas : the crisis of a false solution ; From protestors to protectors : what Standing Rock taught the world
Part III: The game plan. Justice, not just us : growing intersectional movements for lasting change ; A rising generation : uplifting the voices of those who will inherit the earth.
Summary: "Beginning with the empowering story of the Earth Guardians and how Xiuhtezcatl has become a voice for his generation, We Rise explores many aspects of effective activism and provides step-by-step information on how to start and join solution-oriented movements. With conversations between Xiuhtezcatl and well-known activists, revolutionaries, and celebrities; practical advice for living a more sustainable lifestyle; and ideas and tools for building resilient communities, We Rise is an action guide on how to face the biggest problems of today, including climate change, fossil fuel extraction, and industrial agriculture."--Publisher website.

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