Posts by Frank Grant

Frank Grant

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Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Nov 10, 2020
OYO, The Beautiful River: A Review
The Ohio “sings a forever song,” and Hamilton’s book is a song of homage to it. More
Issues: Water
A section of the cover of the book The Reindeer Chronicles is shown: an image of pink skies over mountains with text overlaid
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Sep 21, 2020
Book Review: The Reindeer Chronicles by Judith Schwartz
A review of a book that "takes readers on a global tour of earth repair, with visits to unsung heroes who are pushing the boundaries of ecological restoration to show how even the world's most wounded places can be revived." More
Issues: Climate changeSustainability
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Aug 7, 2020
Book Review: A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety
Ray notes that stress and guilt over not ever being able to do enough to “save” the planet is actually detrimental to making sustained change. Unless one can be good to oneself, it is ultimately useless to be good to the environment. More
Issues: Climate changeSocial justice
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Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Jul 9, 2020
Book Review: Facing the Climate Emergency by Margaret Klein Salamon
This book will help those who are angry and fearful—and loving—enough to find answers for ourselves as to what actions to take... what actions MUST be taken. More
Issues: Climate change
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Sep 3, 2019
Review of The Death Of Politics: How to Heal Our Frayed Republic After Trump by Peter Wehner
This book represents the hope and promise that we are equipped, through our democratic process, to do something about. This should be a must-read for every politician in America. More
Issues: Clean electionsSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Aug 3, 2019
Review of Local is Our Future: Steps to an Economics of Happiness by Helena Norberg-Hodge
Get local with it! The human toll of economic globalization includes an increase in fear and fundamentalism. The movement to localize our economies can bring about a "solution multiplier." More
Issues: Social justiceTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Jul 5, 2019
Book Review: Falter by Bill McKibben
Humans so far have chosen to proceed as if climate chaos does not matter. Readers of this book will find be motivated to change that. More
Issues: Climate change
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Jun 7, 2019
Review: ‘The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming’
Our lives depend on changing our thinking entirely about fossil fuels and using our political power to vote conventional energy out, lest our only home become Uninhabitable. More
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Oct 26, 2018
Drawdown: A Book To Ramp Your Climate Action Up
This marvelous book stands as an essential primer on how our species can redeem itself from the harm it has done and is doing to the planet. Drawdown will ramp your action up! More
Issues: Climate changeRenewable energySustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Apr 3, 2018
A Review of What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, by Dr. Elizabeth Catte
In this powerful little book of 132 pages, Catte rises to eloquence at times in exploding myths and stereotypes about the Appalachian region of the United States. She will be the keynote speaker at OVEC's annual meeting on September 15. More
Issues: Mountaintop removal
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Oct 25, 2016
Blankenship’s Manifesto Misses Mark
Blankenship's missive misses mark... Did you get a copy of Don Blankenship's self-published-from-prison manifesto? I did... More
Issues: Coal
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Sep 14, 2016
Review: The Price Of Justice by Lawrence Leamer
Leamer's book has it all: murder of ideals, people (some would say), graft, greed, toxic liaisons, courtroom drama, cruelty, disregard of the spirit of the law, poor boy makes good... What is the price of justice in West Virginia? Does only a coal baron know? More
Issues: Coal