A chicken can’t lay a duck egg: how Covid-19 can solve the climate crisis

Buy ten much-needed copies, one for yourself and the rest for forward-thinking, committed, tough-minded, and effective friends who really want to save the world.Daoist Monk Yun Rou.

The authors contend that the only alternative to collective eco-suicide is a radical democratization of society. I couldn’t agree more. Young people, especially, should read this book!Richard Smith, economic historian and author.

A must read for every thinking person.Prof Paul Shrivastava, Penn State University.

Read and act on the wisdom of this book now. In another decade it will be too late.Dr Susan George, President and Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Transnational Institute.

Bold, dramatic, and visionary. I hope humanity is up to the challenge.” Jorgen Randers, Co-author The Limits to Growth (1972).

An engaging and unsettling little book that makes a powerful case for urgent and fundamental social change.Prof Mark B. Brown, California State University, Sacramento.

Passionate about the realities; clear about the changes; funny when it needs to be. This book takes us from chaos to opportunity.Martin Palmer, Secretary General, Alliance of Religions and Conservation.

This book maps a communication pathway: get the facts straight, bust the myths, and speak out. A clarion call.Dr Kerryn Higgs, University of Tasmania.

Reading this book felt like having some smart, funny, and passionate people round for a dinner party where they explain things in a way that gets the point across while also being witty and engaging. Dr. Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings, Deakin University, Melbourne.

What’s with the strange title? Link to audio book

Graeme Maxton and Bernice Maxton-Lee are interviewed about their book A chicken can’t lay a duck egg at the Salon London Twixtmas Arts Festival, December 2020

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