Saugus author sounds climate change warning with book and walk

Daily Lynn Item, April 29, 2019
by Thor Jourgensen

SAUGUS — Ed Fallon spent a lot of time in Rumney Marsh and its varied plant life and quiet refuges inspired him to make climate change awareness his life’s work.

Fallon and 50 other climate awareness advocates walked across the country in 2014 to broaden the conversation on the climate. He published “Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim,” a book chronicling the trek, last November.

Fallon, 61, views the environmental and consequential global economic threats emerging through climate change as a crisis on the scale of the one confronting the nation 80 years ago when fascism and totalitarianism culminating in the Pearl Harbor attack mobilized the country to go to war. …