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Eaarth by Bill McKibben.. Change is tough, and it's already with us, McKibben shows. No mere gloom-and-doom environmentalist, this author provides a full, deep and humane approach to living with the changes we've already wrought.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Even those of us who have done our best to look climate change squarely in the eye have had to retreat into comfort zones and shield ourselves from time to time from some of the worst messages coming out of the scientific community. Now, in the wake of the failure of Copenhagen, McKibben challenges us to take the blinkers off.."

The Ecologist

"McKibben is an eloquent advocate for deep emissions cuts to slow global warming, but making that case is not the purpose of his latest book. Instead, he aims to alert us that on a planet we have altered so profoundly that it deserves a new name ("Eaarth"), we need to shift our lives in light of new realities.."

The Oregonian

Author bio: Bill grew up in suburban Lexington, Massachusetts. He was president of the Harvard Crimson newspaper in college. Immediately after college he joined the New Yorker magazine as a staff writer, and wrote much of the "Talk of the Town" column from 1982 to early 1987. Bill currently resides with his wife, writer Sue Halpern, and his daughter, Sophie, who was born in 1993, in Ripton, Vermont. He is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College. More information can be found here:

Book Details: Science/Technology; 256 pp. Easy reading: Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions

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