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McKibben, Bill
Eaarth : making a life on a tough new planet / Bill McKibben
Alternate Title Earth
1st ed
New York : Times Books, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QC981.8.C5 M394 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Climatic changes
Global warming
Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
Environmental degradation
Nature -- Effect of human beings on
Physical Description xv, 253 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-238) and index
Summary 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
Contents A new world -- High tide -- Backing off -- Lightly, carefully, gracefully

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