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Eaarth : making a life on a tough new planet

Author: Bill McKibben
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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McKibben's earliest warnings about global warming went largely unheeded. In this book, he argues that we can meet the challenges of a new "Eaarth"--Still recognizable but suddenly and violently out of balance--by building the kind of societies and economies that can hunker down, concentrate on essentials, and create the type of community that will allow us to weather trouble on an unprecedented scale.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill McKibben
ISBN: 9780805090567 0805090568 9780312541194 0312541198
OCLC Number: 428926444
Awards: Winner of Books for a Better Life (Green) 2010
Description: xv, 253 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A new world --
High tide --
Backing off --
Lightly, carefully, gracefully.
Responsibility: Bill McKibben.
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States that our old familiar globe is suddenly melting, drying, acidifying, flooding, and burning in ways that no human has ever seen. This title also states that we've created, in very short order,  Read more...

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