Win free books every month on DeSmogBlog

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The DeSmogBlog team was thinking up new ways to thank all of our loyal readers and also keep spreading the word about energy issues and global warming. So we’ve decided that we’ll run a monthly book giveaway event.

The give-away is really simple. We’ve combined our monthly newsletter subscription list with the book give-away draw, so every month we’ll pick five names from our subscriber list and send them a copy of a recently released book.

So all you do to enter is click on the “enter here” link in the right hand column where it says “DeSmogBlog Monthly Book Contest,” fill out the form (takes 15 seconds) and then kick back and wait until the end of the month when we’ll announce the winners in our newsletter.

This month we’re giving away 5 signed copies of Rainforest Action Network Executive Director Michael Brune’s new book Coming Clean: Breaking America’s Addiction to Oil and Coal.

Coming clean is an in-depth look at how America’s addiction to fossil fuels is corrupting third world countries, draining our resources and wreaking havoc on our climate. Brune outlines his vision for how we can get off fossil fuel and move to a sustainable clean energy economy.

So please join up, pass this on to your friends and cross your fingers!


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Kevin is a contributor and strategic adviser to DeSmog. He runs the digital marketing agency Spake Media House. Named a “Green Hero” by Rolling Stone Magazine and one of the “Top 50 Tweeters” on climate change and environment issues, Kevin has appeared in major news media outlets around the world for his work on digital campaigning. Kevin has been involved in the public policy arena in both the United States and Canada for more than a decade. For five years he was the managing editor of DeSmogBlog.com. In this role, Kevin’s research into the “climate denial industry” and the right-wing think tank networks was featured in news media articles around the world. He is most well known for his ground-breaking research into David and Charles Koch’s massive financial investments in the Republican and tea party networks. Kevin is the first person to be designated a “Certified Expert” on the political and community organizing platform NationBuilder. Prior to DeSmog, Kevin worked in various political and government roles. He was Senior Advisor to the Minister of State for Multiculturalism and a Special Assistant to the Minister of State for Asia Pacific, Foreign Affairs for the Government of Canada. Kevin also worked in various roles in the British Columbia provincial government in the Office of the Premier and the Ministry of Health. In 2008 Kevin co-founded a groundbreaking new online election tool called Vote for Environment which was later nominated for a World Summit Award in recognition of the world’s best e-Content and innovative ICT applications. Kevin moved to Washington, DC in 2010 where he worked for two years as the Director of Online Strategy for Greenpeace USA and has since returned to his hometown of Vancouver, Canada.

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