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Book Review: Crazy Climate and Rigged Economies by Gerry Greaves

Posted On: Jul 30, 2020   |   Posted By: Steady State

Book Review: Crazy Climate and Rigged Economies by Gerry Greaves

By Skyler Perkins
Crazy Climate and Rigged Economies begins with a story of a boy who aspires to engineer a bridge. That young boy was author Gerry Greaves, and though he never designed a bridge during his career as a structural engineer, his new book offers a conceptual bridge to a sustainable society. Greaves guides readers through the challenges of our unsustainable and rigged economy and promotes solutions to stabilize our democracy, economy, and climate.
Crazy Climate and Rigged Economies
By Gerry Greaves
Dorrance Publishing
$15.00
“Keep it simple, stupid” is an engineering adage that is apparent in Greaves' writing. Crazy Climate is not overly visionary, technical, or theoretical. He does not belabor the established climate science or offer up visions of utopia. Greaves favors immediacy, practicality, and clarity. The first half of the book consists of chapters that deal with an overgrown economy, climate change, inequality, burgeoning population, and financial instability. The second half deals mostly...

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