mary democker parents guide to climate revolution

Now available for pre-order
Specially priced at $15.95!–at the links below

Ebook available now. Paperback available online at the end of March. In bookstores April 17!


Barnes and Noble



Advance praise for The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution:

“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 

“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

“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

“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

“. . . 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

“Trust me, this is going to be fun.”— From the foreword by Bill McKibben, co-founder of and author of The End of Nature

“. . .an invaluable handbook. . .” — Jeremy Brecher, author of Against Doom: A Climate Insurgency Manual

“. . . 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.


Coming to Your Town Soon

I will be connecting with you to spark a nationwide movement to empower parents and families toward climate revolution! Meet me and discover how you can impact global climate change while keeping your sanity as a parent.


Upcoming Tour Dates:


  • Reading: Powell’s City of Books, Portland OR, Sat.  April 14, 2:00 pm
  • Official Launch Party! Tsunami Books, Eugene OR,  Thurs. April 19, Doors 7:00, program 7:30
  • Earth Day Art Show & Awards, Eugene Public Library, Eugene OR, April 21 3:00 pm
  • Reading: Third Place Books, Seattle WA, April 24
  • Boulder Books, Boulder, CO, May 22
  • Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO, May 23
  • Summer Reading Series Talk, Eugene Public Library, Eugene OR, Aug 11

Stay tuned for locations in Santa Fe, Austin, New Orleans, Nashville, Memphis, and the east coast (July 2018)

Exuberant Avaaz 2.5 minute video – Tour of 2300 worldwide events highlights Eugene’s!