The Future We Choose
A review of

The Future We Choose

Surviving the Climate Crisis


Stubborn Optimism

by David Meyer

Climate change activists Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac urge you to change your mind-set and take positive action.

Swedish teen Greta Thunberg inspired worldwide protests, spurring young people to demand that adults, especially those in power, confront the climate crisis. Many people feel similar despair about global inaction, but they don’t do anything at all.

Environmental and social change experts Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac cofounded Global Optimism and offer answers about what you can do. They’ve dealt with serious global issues and served as lead negotiators for the Paris Agreement. They know what’s at stake and believe the growing emergency demands fervent optimism – not despair.


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