Book discussions focus on climate issues

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council and the Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club will host six book talks in February and March.

The “Muskegon County Community Reads 2022 – What Future Will Muskegon County Choose” event will take place from February 23 to March 31 at various locations and via Zoom.

The book under discussion is “The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis” by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac.

The authors led the negotiations for the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. They have also written another book on some of the issues facing humanity, providing advice on what governments, businesses and individuals can do to implement climate solutions.


  • 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 23 at the White Lake Community Library, 3900 White Lake Drive in Whitehall
  • 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2 at the Book Nook and Java Shop, 8744 Ferry St. in Montague
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 at the Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave. in Muskegon
  • 7-8 p.m. Thursday, March 24 at Muskegon District Library – Norton Shore Branch, 705 Seminole Road in Norton Shores
  • 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 at Muskegon Area District Library – Montague branch, 8778 Ferry St., Suite 2, Montague

The final event will be a quiz with prizes from 7-8 p.m., March 31 on Zoom. Those interested in attending can contact Sarah Tresedder at (906) 869-4167.

More information is available here.

Teresa H. Sadler