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BILL MCKIBBEN EAARTH: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
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BILL MCKIBBEN EAARTH: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents

BILL MCKIBBEN
EAARTH: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we've waited too long, and that massive change is not only unavoidable but already under way. Our old familiar globe is suddenly melting, drying, acidifying, flooding, and burning in ways that no human has ever seen. We've created, in very short order, a new planet, still recognizable but fundamentally different. Call it eaarth.

Eaarth is a manifesto on the new economic and cultural realities on a changed planet and suggestions for the kind of change we'll need in order to make our civilization endure.

Bill McKibben brings a much needed sense of urgency to the issue of climate change and offers his advice on how we can build rewarding lives in this new reality.  

Bio: Bill McKibben is the author of The End of Nature, Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age, and Deep Economy, among other books. A former staff writer for the New Yorker, he writes regularly for Harper's, the Atlantic, and the New York Review of Books.

'What I have to say about this book is very simple: Read it, please. Straight through to the end. Whatever else you were planning to do next, nothing could be more important.'
- Barbara Kingsolver, author of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

'The terrifying premise with which this book begins is that we have landed on a harsh and unpredictable planet, all six billion of us. Climate change is already here, but Bill McKibben doesn't stop with the bad news. He tours the best responses that are also already here, and these visions of a practical scientific solution are also sketches of a better, richer, more democratic civil society and everyday life. Eaarth is an astonishingly important book that will knock you down and pick you up.'   -Rebecca Solnit

$12 advance tickets at independent bookstores: Pegasus Books, Pendragon, Mrs. Dalloway's, Moe's, Walden Pond, DIESEL, A Bookstore, and Modern Times  ($15 door)

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First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
United States

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Other > Political

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