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5 Best Global Issues Books

Discover insightful books that delve into global issues, offering diverse perspectives and thought-provoking solutions. Expand your knowledge today!


No One is Too Small to Make a Difference

by Greta Thunberg

4.7 (1108 reviews)

What is No One is Too Small to Make a Difference about?

In this powerful collection of speeches, a young activist fearlessly addresses the urgent global crisis of climate change. Greta Thunberg's passionate words inspire readers to take action, as she emphasizes that every individual, regardless of age or status, has the power to make a difference. With unwavering determination, Thunberg's book serves as a rallying cry for a sustainable future, urging us all to join the fight against environmental destruction.

Who should read No One is Too Small to Make a Difference

  • Young activists seeking inspiration and guidance on climate action.

  • Environmentalists looking for a powerful call to action against climate change.

  • Individuals interested in understanding the impact of individual actions.



by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Ola Rosling

4.6 (20066 reviews)

What is Factfulness about?

"Factfulness" challenges common misconceptions about the state of the world by presenting ten reasons why our understanding is often flawed. Drawing on extensive data and personal experiences, the authors argue that despite prevailing negativity, global progress has been significant. They provide a refreshing perspective on topics such as poverty, education, and health, urging readers to adopt a fact-based worldview and embrace a more optimistic outlook on the future.

Who should read Factfulness

  • Students and educators seeking a fresh perspective on global issues.

  • Individuals interested in challenging their preconceived notions about the world.

  • Policy makers and leaders looking for evidence-based insights on progress.


The Moment of Lift

by Melinda Gates

4.6 (6257 reviews)

What is The Moment of Lift about?

In this empowering and eye-opening book, the author delves into the transformative power of empowering women. Drawing from her own experiences and encounters with women from all walks of life, she explores the profound impact that gender equality can have on societies. With compelling stories and insightful analysis, this book serves as a call to action, urging readers to recognize the importance of lifting women up and creating a more equitable world for all.

Who should read The Moment of Lift

  • Women seeking inspiration and empowerment to create positive change.

  • Activists and advocates for gender equality and women's rights.

  • Individuals interested in understanding the impact of empowering women globally.


Apollo’s Arrow

by Nicholas Christakis, Ph.D.

4.6 (1091 reviews)

What is Apollo’s Arrow about?

In this thought-provoking book, a renowned scholar explores the profound and lasting effects of the coronavirus pandemic on our lives. Drawing on historical examples and scientific insights, the author delves into the social, political, and cultural transformations triggered by the virus. From the impact on our relationships and behavior to the reshaping of institutions and economies, "Apollo's Arrow" offers a compelling analysis of how COVID-19 has forever altered the way we live.

Who should read Apollo’s Arrow

  • Individuals interested in understanding the long-term societal implications of COVID-19.

  • Public health professionals seeking insights into the future of pandemics.

  • Sociologists and anthropologists studying the effects of global crises.


The Future We Choose

by Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac

4.6 (1021 reviews)

What is The Future We Choose about?

"The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis" is a compelling and urgent book that tackles the pressing issue of climate change. Written by two prominent environmental activists, it offers a hopeful yet realistic roadmap for a sustainable future. Drawing on their experience in international climate negotiations, the authors provide practical solutions and inspiring stories to empower individuals and communities to take action against the climate crisis and create a better world for future generations.

Who should read The Future We Choose

  • Climate activists and environmentalists seeking practical solutions for the climate crisis.

  • Policy makers and government officials interested in shaping climate policies.

  • Individuals concerned about the future of our planet and seeking guidance.