Al Gore releases first ever children's books on climate change by TERI and JSW Foundation news
15 March 2008

New Delhi: Nobel Laureate and former US Vice President Albert (Al) Gore, Jr, today released two books Know Climate Change and 101 Q and A on Climate Change from 'Save Planet Earth Series', a six-book series jointly published by TERI Press and the JSW Foundation, at the India Habitat Centre.

Also present during the event were Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), and Chairman, IPCC, along with Sangita Jindal, chairperson, JSW Foundation, who has been instrumental in the publishing of 'Save Planet Earth Series' books.

"It is Important that children understand the influence of human actions on the earth's climate and the measures that can be taken to control it," said  Pachauri. "It is with this in view that the 'Save Planet Earth' Series is Being Published."

 Terrapin, the children's imprint of TERI Press has published these books with the support of JSW Foundation. Lucid and age-appropriate, the text of each book is reviewed by a TERI expert in the field of environment. The theme of all these books is woven around TERI's mandate of energy, environment, and sustainable development. All Terrapin books are printed on recycled paper, conforming to the ideals of sustainable publishing.

This concise and informative series, printed on recycled paper, introduces children to the critical issue of climate change and offers information on clean, green solutions to the problem. Beautiful photographs, detailed illustrative work, and natty designs make this series a visual delight for kids. Engaging text, reviewed by experts in the field of environment, and high production values make it a must-have for every child.

Apart from Know Climate Change and 101 Q and A on Climate Change, the other titles in the series are - The Three Rs-Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle, a guide on how to reduce, reuse, and recycle at school and at home; Conservation: How to Save a Planet - an exciting book on what can children do at home and school to conserve nature and natural resources; Clean Solutions for a Green Earth, an entertaining book that teaches children cool ways to stop global warming; and lastly, SOS for Earth, a title that reveals the most critically endangered plants and animals in the world, as well as places and cultures in danger due to climate change.


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Al Gore releases first ever children's books on climate change by TERI and JSW Foundation