About All We Can Save
All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis is an anthology of essays, poetry, and art by a diverse group of women “at the forefront of the fight against the climate crisis—harnessing truth, summoning courage, and offering solutions to lead humanity forward.” A beautifully written book, All We Can Save illuminates why we need to find solutions to the climate crisis. Doing so can help us build a society of racial justice, better living conditions, and more equitable distribution of scarce resources. The book comprises powerful storytelling from women who represent a range of different perspectives.
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native. She is co-founder of the non-profit think tank Urban Ocean Lab, co-founder of the climate initiative The All We Can Save Project, and co-creator of the podcast How to Save a Planet. You’ll find her at the nexus of science, policy, and communication, focused on climate solutions.
Dr. Katharine Wilkinson is an author, strategist, and teacher, working to heal the planet we call home. Her books on climate include the bestselling anthology All We Can Save (2020, co-editor), and The Drawdown Review (2020, editor-in-chief and lead writer). Dr. Wilkinson leads The All We Can Save Project, which she co-founded with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, in support of women leading on climate.
Learn more about some of the contributors to All We Can Save. Check out the "Get Involved" tab to learn more about upcoming speaker visits.
Books are free to all students, faculty, and staff members. Students can pick up books at the Stamp Info Desk, FreeFest, and the First Look Fair.
Find resources on current news across the globe, Terp research, videos and podcasts discussing the environment and ways you can help solve the climate crisis.
The UMD Community has been reading together since 1993. Past selections include: March: Book Three by John Lewis and What the Eyes Don't See by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha.