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  • Published: 31 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241514634
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $12.99

This Can't be Happening




In 20 short books, Penguin Classics brings you the new canon of great environmental works

Over the past 75 years, a new canon has emerged. As humans have driven the living planet to the brink of collapse, visionary thinkers around the world have raised their voices to defend it. Their words have endured, becoming the classics that define the environmental movement today.

In these galvanising speeches and essays, George Monbiot calls on humanity to stop averting its gaze from the destruction of the living planet, and wake up to the greatest predicament we have ever faced.

  • Published: 31 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241514634
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $12.99

About the author

George Monbiot

A few years ago, George Monbiot was persona non grata in seven countries and had a life sentence in absentia in Indonesia. He is now a bestselling author, columnist for the Guardian and Visiting Professor at the School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University. In 1995 Nelson Mandela presented him with a United Nations Global 500 Award for outstanding environmental achievement. His books include Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain and, most recently, The Age of Consent: A Manifesto for a New World Order. His website, www.monbiot.com, is the world's seventh-ranked comment site and holds an archive of his articles.

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