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We are excited to announce that ‘EARTHSHOT: HOW TO SAVE OUR PLANET, the definitive book of The Earthshot Prize, is out today.  The stakes couldn’t be higher: we have ten years to change the fate of our planet’s future and to turn the tide on climate change. EARTHSHOT gives us a blueprint of how we might achieve that.

Published by John Murray, and co-authored by Colin Butfield and Jonnie Hughes, creative heads behind the phenomenally successful documentary David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet, EARTHSHOT shows how, by working together, we can solve our planet’s greatest challenges.

As the definitive book of The Earthshot Prize, it includes an introduction from Prince William, and contributions from leading global figures and Earthshot Prize Council Members: Sir David Attenborough on protecting and restoring nature, former International Space Station astronaut Naoko Yamazaki on cleaning our air, Shakira Mebarak on reviving our oceans, Christiana Figueres, co-founder of Global Optimism and former UN Climate Chief on fixing the climate, and environmental activist Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim on building a waste-free world.

  • Part 1 of the book highlights the urgency of the environmental challenge facing our world,
  • Part 2 provides readers with inspirational case studies showing the incredible solutions already happening to repair our planet, and
  • Part 3 offers critical advice about ways we can all make a difference.

EARTHSHOT will be an essential handbook for decision-makers, leaders and citizens across the world. Available now:

30 September | UK, Europe, Commonwealth

30 September | Audiobook & ebook in North America, hardcopy to follow


‘EARTHSHOT: HOW TO SAVE OUR PLANET’ is out now, ahead of our first-ever Earthshot Prize awards ceremony which will take place in London on Sunday, October 17th 2021.

The Earthshot Prize