The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution

100 Ways to Build a Fossil Free Future,
Raise Empowered Kids,
and Still Get a Good Night's Sleep

"This is a book for anyone, of any age, who believes in the power of human creativity, or anyone who needs a dose of hope. It’s not too late to seek a newer world."

 

— Richard Louv, author of  Last Child in the Woods

"Trust me, this is going to be fun."

 

— Bill McKibben, cofounder of 350.org and author of The End of Nature

"A treat to read. I couldn’t put it down."

 

— Mary C. Wood, author of Nature’s Trust

"I love this book . . . wonderful, inspiring . . . brimming with ideas"

 

— Scott D. Sampson, PhD, author of How to Raise a Wild Child and host of PBS Kids Dinosaur Train

"At last, genuinely practical and powerful answers to the question, what can I do to push back against fossil fuels and promote climate sanity? The book is brilliant. It’s honest. It’s funny. Here’s what you can do—right now."

 

— Kathleen Dean Moore, author of Great Tide Rising

"Wise, subtle, fun, and informative — this is a book to savor, dog-ear, bookmark, highlight, and press into another person’s hands."

 

— Peter Hoffmeister, author of Too Shattered for Mending

"This book will empower you and your children to walk hand in hand to turn the tides, gently but effectively, on the biggest issue we face."

 

— Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, youth director of Earth Guardians and author of We Rise: The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement that Restores the Planet 

"Encouraging, entertaining and, most of all, deeply empowering."

 

— Catia Juliana, climate activist and mother of Kelsey Juliana, youth plaintiff in the Juliana v. U.S. climate lawsuit against the federal government

"Mary DeMocker . . . makes it easy for us to create a better future for all children."

 

— Kitty Piercy, three-term mayor of Eugene, Oregon voted “Most Valuable Local Official” (the Nation, 2010)

"This is a guilt-free roadmap to saving ourselves in order to save the planet."

 

— Stephanie LeMenager, author of Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century

"For the love of children and our planet, devour this essential book . . ."

 

—Julia Olson, Executive Director of Our Children’s Trust and Lead Counsel in Juliana v. U.S.

Fight Effectively for a Healthy Planet

Deepen Family Connections

Amplify Youth Voices

In The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution,
learn hundreds of wide-ranging ideas,
including how to:

Embrace simplicity parenting

Free yourself from dead-end science debates

Teach kids about the power of creative protest

Change your lifestyle in ways that deepen family bonds, improve moods, and reduce your impact on the Earth

“This is a book for anyone, of any age, who believes in the power of human creativity, or anyone who needs a dose of hope.”

— Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods

About the Author- Mary DeMocker

Mary uses the arts to advocate for a just, healthy, and fun future. A National Endowment for the Arts grant recipient and co-founder of 350 Eugene, Mary has written for The Sun, Common Dreams, Mothering.com, ISLE, and Spirituality & Health. She lives with her family in Oregon, and can be reached here for media interviews, workshops, and presentations.

Mary reading at her Book Release Bash

Mary Speaking About Her New Book

Global Climate March
Featuring Eugene

Sample Chapter: Dress Up Your Door

(for more chapter excerpts, check out Amazon’s preview here)

It started with “The Graveyard We Need” as part of the neighborhood Halloween decorations. That led, four years later, to a 450-person human art project in downtown Eugene. Read More>

Upcoming Events

  • August book review and interview in Sierra, the publication of Sierra Club
  • Sept. 8th, Rise for Climate Rally & Teach-In, Campbell Center, Eugene, OR
  • September feature about my work in BiFrost, including excerpts, photos, and video interviews
  • Interview with Thrive Global - Fall 2018
  • Fall Parent's Climate Revolution support groups, classes
  • Oct. 29th Our Children's Trust "Climate Kids" trial begins: Stay tuned for ways to plug in!
  • Fall workshops and book events in the New York and Washington, DC areas.
  • November 13th, 5:30pm, Sheldon library, Eugene, OR
  • December 4th, Bethel library, Eugene, OR

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