New Kids' Book Explains Climate Change Through Christmas Story

An Australian scientist has written a new children's book, just in time for Christmas, that weaves the impacts of climate change into a story about Santa Claus, his reindeers and an evil billionaire.

Author Dr Ian Irvine, who has been a scientist for over three decades, first came up with the idea of marrying Christmas and climate change together for his eBook The Last Christmas, The North Pole is melting! two years ago.

"I have always been interested in environmental issues and it just sort of seemed to me that a great idea for a Christmas story for young kids would be about what it would actually be like for Santa Claus, the elves and the reindeer if the North Pole is melting," Dr Irvine said.

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/new-kids-book-explains-climate-change-through-christmas-story-20151208-gli434.html

Valentina Storti

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