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Author: Franz Alt, His Holiness the Dalai Lama Narrator: Brian Nishii, Angelo Di Loreto Publisher: Harlequin Audio Audio Length: Release Date: November 2020 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781488209529

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An inspiring appeal for climate change from Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

Saving the climate is our common duty. With each passing day, climate change is causing Pacific islands to disappear into the sea, accelerating the extinction of species at alarming proportions, and aggravating a water shortage that has affected the entire European continent. In short, climate change can no longer be denied—it threatens our existence on earth.

In this new book, the Dalai Lama, one of the most influential figures of our time, calls on political decision-makers to finally fight against deadlock and ignorance on this issue and to stand up for a different, more climate-friendly world and for the younger generation to assert their right to regain its future.

From the voice of the beloved world religious leaders comes an eye-opening manifesto that empowers the generation of today to step up, take action, and save our environment.

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  • “It’s impossible for any narrator to embody the Dalai Lama’s ineffable energy, humor, and calmness of mind; however, Brian Nishii does an admirable job. Angelo Di Loreto’s deep and commanding portrayal of Franz Alt brings the gravity and dangers of climate change to the forefront.”

    - AudioFile
  • “This slim volume is written in support of young climate activists and intended to urge politicians to address the immediacy of global warming…The first two sections are written by Alt, giving a wide view of climate change and global activism efforts. The third section presents the Dalai Lama’s support of environmental issues…In conversation, the authors also reflect on topics including the 2106 Paris Agreement and the concept of universal responsibility.”

    - Library Journal

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About the Author

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, was born in 1935 to a peasant family in northeastern Tibet and was recognized at the age of two as the reincarnation of his predecessor. As the world’s foremost Buddhist leader, he travels extensively, speaking eloquently in favor of ecumenical understanding, kindness and compassion, respect for the environment, and world peace. He is the author of over seventy books and has received a number of awards, honorary doctorates, and other accolades for his work.

About the Narrators

Brian Nishii is a voice talent and award-winning audiobook narrator.

JD Jackson is a theater professor, aspiring stage director, and award-winning audiobook narrator. He is a classically trained actor, and his television and film credits include roles on House, ER, Law & Order, Hack, Sherrybaby, Diary of a City Priest, and Lucky Number Slevin. He is the recipient of more than a dozen Earphones Awards for narration and an Odyssey Honor for G. Neri’s Ghetto Cowboy, and he was also named one of AudioFile magazine’s Best Voices of the Year for 2012 and 2013. An adjunct professor at Los Angeles Southwest College, he has an MFA in theater from Temple University.