Read these three books along with the Environmental and Social Responsibility Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (www.tikkun.org/esra) and Global Marshall Plan (www.tikkun.org/gmp) proposed by the Network of Spiritual Progressives to learn why we need a fundamental transformation of our economic, political, and cultural systems to save life on earth from environmental catastrophe.

Per Espen Stoknes presents “a new psychology of climate action,” addressing everything from the psychological roots of resisting action to advice for coping with the depression that affects many of those who understand the depths of the disaster facing life on earth. At least one part of the solution is a switch from fossil fuels to an economy fueled by solar and wind energy. Lester R. Brown, one of the great pioneers in the science of climate change and its economic consequences, presents a hopeful picture: the energy transition...

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