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Falter : has the human game begun to play itself out?

Author: Bill McKibben
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out. Bill McKibben's groundbreaking book The End of Nature -- issued in dozens of languages and long regarded as a classic -- was the first book to alert us to global warming. But the danger is broader than that: even as climate change
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill McKibben
ISBN: 1250178266 9781250178268
OCLC Number: 1033647691
Description: 291 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: An opening note on hope --
The size of the board --
Leverage --
The name of the game --
An outside chance --
Epilogue : Grounded.
Other Titles: Has the human game begun to play itself out?
Responsibility: Bill McKibben.

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Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out. Bill McKibben's groundbreaking book The End of Nature -- issued in dozens of languages and long regarded as a classic -- was the first book to alert us to global warming. But the danger is broader than that: even as climate change shrinks the space where our civilization can exist, new technologies like artificial intelligence and robotics threaten to bleach away the variety of human experience. Falter tells the story of these converging trends and of the ideological fervor that keeps us from bringing them under control. And then, drawing on McKibben's experience in building 350.org, the first truly global citizens movement to combat climate change, it offers some possible ways out of the trap. We're at a bleak moment in human history -- and we'll either confront that bleakness or watch the civilization our forebears built slip away. Falter is a powerful and sobering call to arms, to save not only our planet but also our humanity.

The entire human game, McKibben suggests, has begun to play itself out. Even as climate change shrinks the space where our civilization can exist, new technologies like artificial intelligence and robotics threaten to bleach away the variety of human experience. He examines these converging trends and the ideological fervor that keeps us from bringing them under control. And then McKibben offers some possible ways out of the trap-- ways to save not only our planet but also our humanity. -- adapted from jacket

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"He has gathered the most vivid statistics, distilled history to its juiciest turns, and made the case as urgently and clearly as can be: The whole breadth of our existence--the 'human game'--is in Read more...

 
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