We talk to Chris Goodall, author of Wainwright Prize 2020 shortlisted book What We Need to Do Now, about the inspiration behind his writing and his call to action for us all.

Our guest:

Chris Goodall

Chris Goodall is an economist working in energy technology and climate change action. He wrote the pioneering How to Live a Low-Carbon Life, Ten Technologies to Save the Planet and The Switch (on solar power). He was recently chair of one of the UK’s leading car charging companies and is involved in several innovative businesses in the green economy. He currently lives near Oxford.

What We Need to Do Now

The UK has declared a ‘climate emergency’ and pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050. So how do we get there? Drawing on actions, policies and technologies already emerging around the world, Chris Goodall sets out the ways to achieve this. What We Need to Do Now is an urgent, practical and inspiring book that signals a green new deal for Britain.

Read an extract of What We Need to do Now from the Wainwright Prize website here

See all the shortlisted books here


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