The Uninhabitable Earth

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The Uninhabitable Earth

Author: ,

Publisher: Tim Duggan Books

ISBN: 052557672X

Genre: Science

Page: 384

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Book Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.”—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker • The New York Times Book Review • Time • NPR • The Economist • The Paris Review • Toronto Star • GQ • The Times Literary Supplement • The New York Public Library • Kirkus Reviews It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible—food shortages, refugee emergencies, climate wars and economic devastation. An “epoch-defining book” (The Guardian) and “this generation’s Silent Spring” (The Washington Post), The Uninhabitable Earth is both a travelogue of the near future and a meditation on how that future will look to those living through it—the ways that warming promises to transform global politics, the meaning of technology and nature in the modern world, the sustainability of capitalism and the trajectory of human progress. The Uninhabitable Earth is also an impassioned call to action. For just as the world was brought to the brink of catastrophe within the span of a lifetime, the responsibility to avoid it now belongs to a single generation—today’s. LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN/E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD “The Uninhabitable Earth is the most terrifying book I have ever read. Its subject is climate change, and its method is scientific, but its mode is Old Testament. The book is a meticulously documented, white-knuckled tour through the cascading catastrophes that will soon engulf our warming planet.”—Farhad Manjoo, The New York Times “Riveting. . . . Some readers will find Mr. Wallace-Wells’s outline of possible futures alarmist. He is indeed alarmed. You should be, too.”—The Economist “Potent and evocative. . . . Wallace-Wells has resolved to offer something other than the standard narrative of climate change. . . . He avoids the ‘eerily banal language of climatology’ in favor of lush, rolling prose.”—Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times “The book has potential to be this generation’s Silent Spring.”—The Washington Post “The Uninhabitable Earth, which has become a best seller, taps into the underlying emotion of the day: fear. . . . I encourage people to read this book.”—Alan Weisman, The New York Review of Books


Last Cry - Native American Prophecies & Tales of the End Times

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Last Cry - Native American Prophecies & Tales of the End Times

Author: Robert Ghost Wolf

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1412214327

Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 334

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Book Summary: Last cry ... remains a time tested revelation about Prophecy and the coming of the Awakening... Dr. Ghost Wolf has the unique ability of bridging many realities. Here he brings to light not only an indepth look at the teachings of the indigenous masters, but he also gives us profound insights into his own remarkable gifts of prophecy as a Shaman for the Metis People and leaves us looking ahead into the 21st Century with new eyes... Welcome to the Awakening.


Receive Their Messages

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Receive Their Messages

Author: T M Orecchia

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504340086

Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 208

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Book Summary: Have you ever wondered what life is all about? Have you ever wondered why you are here? Have you ever said to yourself, Is this all there is in life? Why am I here? What role do I play in the universe? Receive Their Messages contains twelve different stories addressing the events that souls will experience on the earth plane. These events are specific for each soul for their soul development process. The soul may want to experience a physical or mental disability or illness or help as many people as possible in its lifetime on earth. The twelve stories were channeled to the author by different angels. The angels introduce themselves in the beginning of each story, describe a souls life plan and the importance and reason for that souls plan.


Out of the Archives

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Out of the Archives

Author: Aron and Doris Abrahamsen

Publisher: Ozark Mountain Publishing

ISBN: 1886940134

Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 144

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Book Summary: For 25 years Aron Abrahamsen gave over 7000 life readings for people all over the world. He and his wife Doris also lectured and conducted seminars, conferences and workshops about his psychic work. He was in great demand because of the accuracy of his readings. During those years he discovered astonishing information, much of which has never been made public. This book tells of his journey from being a respected electrical engineer in the aerospace industry to psychic reader of great renown. He has pulled information from his vast archives about: · Earth Changes · The Pole Shift · The Last Days of Atlantis · What will happen in the New Century · A Map of the United States after the Earth Changes We are quickly moving into the times that Aron saw and documented. Now is the appropriate time for his work to join the others who are giving their predictions to the world, so we may be prepared for the coming times of change.


Mahatma I & II

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Mahatma I & II

Author: Brian Grattan

Publisher: Light Technology Publishing

ISBN: 1622335376

Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: "What all of humankind has learned in the past about creation is the way that existence isn't -- a paradox! ""I, Vywamus, think that this (Mahatma) is the most important thing that's happened on your Earth and for humanity."" Awaken and realize that all of humankind will create a ""body for ascension,"" whether this is accomplished now or later. This is not the exclusive domain of Christ or Buddha or many others who have ascended -- this is your birthright. You are not relegated to worshipping those who have already done this very basic initiation called ascension. Christ and Buddha would be the first to acknowledge that they are just beginners on their eternal journeys. When humans lift the veils of their unworthiness and recognize that they are the sons of God, that there is divine equality and no one is greater than another, then you will have begun your journey in the way that it was intended. In your near future, your Planetary Hierarchy will release the world from theology, ecclesiasticism, and the wrathful Jehovah and return humanity to its rightful journey into spiritualizing matter, not worshipping it! The Mahatma is for those who are motivated to search for the answers that can respond to their mental and spiritual bodies. In the past, humankind's choices of beliefs and religions have supported only the emotional body and the darker, material side of life. And truly, if humankind is going to remain on Earth, very drastic shifts of consciousness will be required in Earth's new four-dimensional reality. No matter how contrary to your current beliefs, this book contains methods for creating your spiritual lightbody for ascension, and it also explains your eternal journey in a way that was never before available to humankind."


The 9th Place

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The 9th Place

Author: Niven Dallas

Publisher: Niven Dallas

ISBN: 0994220960

Genre: Fiction

Page: 440

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Book Summary: Set in current times. The 9th Place is a fast-moving, mind provoking, fiction thriller. A spooky story with a new twist about where we came from, and where we are all going. The plot revolves around known wonders of the ancient world, unresolved scientific mysteries, and old prophecies. A universal power is about to make a small change to correct a solar system event. Three chosen humans on the planet earth are given a fleeting chance to resolve this looming world disaster. All the main characters have normal everyday challenging lives, when they are suddenly thrown together to save the world from all life extinction. This well researched novel, complete with a dash of humour, will appeal to those who enjoy a good current could be true story. This fast page-turning and believable story, tries to answer many of the unexplained mysteries of our world including. Why do we exist? is there some purpose or plan; are we alone, or are we for some reason being manipulated. This story contains a fair portion of fact, mingled with some interesting fiction suggesting a potential answer to all of those questions, and who knows… perhaps a few more.


Third Displacement

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Third Displacement

Author: John Hart

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1532633106

Genre: Religion

Page: 306

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Book Summary: The question, “Are we alone in the cosmos?” has been answered. We are not alone. Geologist-paleontologist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ, stated, as early as the mid-1920s, that intelligent life likely exists elsewhere and distinguished scientists of today, including Harvard biologist, E. O. Wilson; Cambridge cosmologist, Stephen Hawking; astrophysicist and noted UAP researcher, Jacques Vallee; astronomer, Allen Hynek; and many others concur. The oral traditions of Native American elders teach that they have interacted periodically with Star People who are respected ancestors. Credible witness-participants today describe abductions by benevolent and malevolent Others. Discoveries by the Kepler, Hubble, and Gaia space telescopes, ground-based arrays of radio telescopes, and TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) suggest that in the Milky Way, twenty-five billion planets are in the life-friendly Goldilocks Zone. In Third Displacement: Cosmobiology, Cosmolocality, Cosmosocioecology, author John Hart links experiences with research in science-based and Spirit-focused books and articles—including narratives about close encounters with Visitors from elsewhere in space (ETI) or Others from other cosmos dimensions (IDI)—in examination of the claim that Intelligent ExoEarth life exists, that Otherkind has visited humankind.


Exploration of Near Earth Objects

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Exploration of Near Earth Objects

Author: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Space Studies Board,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309174084

Genre: Science

Page: 44

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Book Summary: Comets and asteroids are in some sense the fossils of the solar system. They have avoided most of the drastic physical processing that shaped the planets and thus represent more closely the properties of the primordial solar nebula. What processing has taken place is itself of interest in decoding the history of our solar neighborhood. Near-Earth objects are also of interest because one or more large ones have been blamed for the rare but devastating events that caused mass extinctions of species on our planet, as attested by recent excitement over the impending passage of asteroid 1997 XF11. The comets and asteroids whose orbits bring them close to Earth are clearly the most accessible to detailed investigation, both from the ground and from spacecraft. When nature kindly delivers the occasional asteroid to the surface of Earth as a meteorite, we can scrutinize it closely in the laboratory; a great deal of information about primordial chemical composition and primitive processes has been gleaned from such objects. This report reviews the current state of research on near-Earth objects and considers future directions. Attention is paid to the important interplay between ground-based investigations and spaceborne observation or sample collection and return. This is particularly timely since one U.S. spacecraft is already on its way to rendezvous with a near-Earth object, and two others plus a Japanese mission are being readied for launch. In addition to scientific issues, the report considers technologies that would enable further advances in capability and points out the possibilities for including near-Earth objects in any future expansion of human exploration beyond low Earth orbit.


The Genesis Race

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The Genesis Race

Author: Will Hart

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1591439248

Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 264

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Book Summary: Shows that Earth was visited by an extraterrestrial race who bioengineered modern man in its image and taught man how to construct the pyramids • Examines the flaws in Darwin’s theory of evolution and presents startling new evidence of intelligent intervention • Reveals the messages coded in the pyramids left by the ancients concerning impending Earth changes at the end of the Mayan calendar For millennia the development of humanity showed a consistent homogenous pattern. Then suddenly, around 3000 B.C.E., great civilizations sprang up around the globe. All the creation myths of these civilizations tell of gods who came down to Earth and fashioned man in their own image, teaching them the arts of agriculture and civilized life. In addition, the dominant architectural design in Egypt, Sumeria, Peru, Mexico, and China was the pyramid, though science has never been able to explain why or where these peoples obtained the advanced technological knowledge to construct such edifices. The abruptness and similarities of these evolutionary leaps calls into question the Darwinian theory of evolution, given that there are no traces of any intermediate evolutionary forms. Now, using the most current research on DNA, Will Hart shows that these gods were actually visitors from other worlds who genetically engineered modern humanity from the beings that then inhabited the planet. He also suggests that the Bible and other creation stories have been interpreted falsely as myth when they should have been read as history. The structures left by our ancestors were designed in accordance with precise astronomical and geodetic alignments to make them visible from outer space and to survive for thousands of years with the intent of communicating information relating to physical and temporal events. Humanity’s current stage of development has finally reached the point where the secret messages of these structures can be decoded to reveal the fate of humanity in the coming Earth changes.


Earth Ship Protectress

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Earth Ship Protectress

Author: John Ricks

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1491779861

Genre: Fiction

Page: 266

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Book Summary: Dr. Freddy Anderson is on an important mission to save the world from destruction. Guarded by Navy SEALs, the ten-year-old super genius inventor is doing his best to balance his work designing a shuttle and developing a way to travel faster than the speed of light with a personal life that includes his first girlfriend ever. Unfortunately completing his mission is becoming exceedingly more difficult as aliens search his mind to learn how he demolished their greatest ship. Freddy is destined to become the strongest healer and telepath in the known universe. But just as the world learns of an impending earth-destroying disaster and panics, Freddy discovers the disaster is worse than what he originally believed it would be. As he starts the world on a new course that will either spiral out of control or rescue the human race from itself, now only time will tell if Freddy will succeed or if life as he knows it will change forever. Earth Ship Protectress shares the continuing tale of a young genius’s journey as he realizes the power of love, attempts to stop an evil plan, and inadvertently sets the stage for the battle of his life.


Impending Disaster

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Impending Disaster

Author: Chua Hui Xuan

Publisher: Experiences & Experiments Books Pte Ltd

ISBN: 9814580589

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: When disaster strikes, a family cat, Willow, is left behind. She is forced to survive without her beloved owner's care. She then meets another pet, a canine named Oak. They begin to form a deep bond as they unite against the struggle to survive in the isolated city. Through a turmoil of trepidation, they soon realise that they only have two options: starve to death in the bleak conditions in the ruined city or abandon their home to venture into a forest where unknown dangers lurk at every corner. The pair of them will either triumph against all odds or perish in the impending disaster.


1950s “Rocketman” TV Series and Their Fans

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1950s “Rocketman” TV Series and Their Fans

Author: C. Miller,A. Van Riper,A. Bowdoin Van Riper

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230377327

Genre: Performing Arts

Page: 270

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Book Summary: The fourteen essays featured here focus on series such as Space Patrol, Tom Corbett, and Captain Z-Ro, exploring their roles in the day-to-day lives of their fans through topics such as mentoring, promotion of the real-world space program, merchandising, gender issues, and ranger clubs - all the while promoting the fledgling medium of television.


On the Beach

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On the Beach

Author: Nevil Shute

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1479451215

Genre: Fiction

Page: 302

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Book Summary: "On the Beach" is a 1957 post-apocalyptic novel written by British-Australian author Nevil Shute after he emigrated to Australia. The novel details the experiences of a mixed group of people in Melbourne as they await the arrival of deadly radiation spreading towards them from the northern hemisphere following a nuclear war a year previously. As the radiation approaches each person deals with their impending death in different ways.


Here on Earth

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Here on Earth

Author: Tim Flannery

Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

ISBN: 0802195601

Genre: Science

Page: 288

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Book Summary: From the internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer, and conservationist comes an awe-inspiring account of earth’s evolution. Beginning at the moment of creation with the Big Bang, Here on Earth explores the evolution of Earth from a galactic cloud of dust and gas to a planet with a metallic core and early signs of life within a billion years of being created. In a compelling narrative, Flannery describes the formation of the Earth’s crust and atmosphere, as well as the transformation of the planet’s oceans from toxic brews of metals (such as iron, copper, and lead) to life-sustaining bodies covering seventy percent of the planet’s surface. Life, Flannery shows, first appeared in these oceans in the form of microscopic plants and bacteria, and these metals served as catalysts for the earliest biological processes known to exist. From this starting point, Flannery tells the fascinating story of the evolution of our own species, exploring several early human species—from the diminutive creatures (the famed hobbits) who lived in Africa around two million years ago to Homo erectus—before turning his attention to Homo sapiens. Drawing on Charles Darwin’s and Alfred Russell Wallace’s theories of evolution and Lovelock’s Gaia hypothesis, Here on Earth is a dazzling account of life on our planet. “You’ll discover why Tim Flannery’s books have made him the rock star of modern science.” —Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel


BLUE LAGOON

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BLUE LAGOON

Author: Antonio C. Coronel

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1468506072

Genre: Fiction

Page: 208

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Book Summary: The story unfolds when NASA discovered a large asteroid approaching Earth which could destroy it in 50 years. Scientists and experts convened secretly to find ways to save Earth. Project Blue Lagoon was established. The impending devastation of Earth was kept a secret to the public to prevent panic and chaos.


Large-Scale Machine Learning in the Earth Sciences

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Large-Scale Machine Learning in the Earth Sciences

Author: Ashok N. Srivastava,Ramakrishna Nemani,Karsten Steinhaeuser

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498703887

Genre: Computers

Page: 208

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Book Summary: From the Foreword: "While large-scale machine learning and data mining have greatly impacted a range of commercial applications, their use in the field of Earth sciences is still in the early stages. This book, edited by Ashok Srivastava, Ramakrishna Nemani, and Karsten Steinhaeuser, serves as an outstanding resource for anyone interested in the opportunities and challenges for the machine learning community in analyzing these data sets to answer questions of urgent societal interest...I hope that this book will inspire more computer scientists to focus on environmental applications, and Earth scientists to seek collaborations with researchers in machine learning and data mining to advance the frontiers in Earth sciences." --Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota Large-Scale Machine Learning in the Earth Sciences provides researchers and practitioners with a broad overview of some of the key challenges in the intersection of Earth science, computer science, statistics, and related fields. It explores a wide range of topics and provides a compilation of recent research in the application of machine learning in the field of Earth Science. Making predictions based on observational data is a theme of the book, and the book includes chapters on the use of network science to understand and discover teleconnections in extreme climate and weather events, as well as using structured estimation in high dimensions. The use of ensemble machine learning models to combine predictions of global climate models using information from spatial and temporal patterns is also explored. The second part of the book features a discussion on statistical downscaling in climate with state-of-the-art scalable machine learning, as well as an overview of methods to understand and predict the proliferation of biological species due to changes in environmental conditions. The problem of using large-scale machine learning to study the formation of tornadoes is also explored in depth. The last part of the book covers the use of deep learning algorithms to classify images that have very high resolution, as well as the unmixing of spectral signals in remote sensing images of land cover. The authors also apply long-tail distributions to geoscience resources, in the final chapter of the book.


How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

Author: Bill Gates

Publisher: Knopf Canada

ISBN: 0735280452

Genre: Science

Page: 240

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Book Summary: In this urgent, singularly authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical--and accessible--plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid an irreversible climate catastrophe. Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change. With the help and guidance of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science and finance, he has focused on exactly what must be done in order to stop the planet's slide toward certain environmental disaster. In this book, he not only gathers together all the information we need to fully grasp how important it is that we work toward net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases but also details exactly what we need to do to achieve this profoundly important goal. He gives us a clear-eyed description of the challenges we face. He describes the areas in which technology is already helping to reduce emissions; where and how the current technology can be made to function more effectively; where breakthrough technologies are needed, and who is working on these essential innovations. Finally, he lays out a concrete plan for achieving the goal of zero emissions--suggesting not only policies that governments should adopt, but what we as individuals can do to keep our government, our employers and ourselves accountable in this crucial enterprise. As Bill Gates makes clear, achieving zero emissions will not be simple or easy to do, but by following the guidelines he sets out here, it is a goal firmly within our reach.


All We Can Save

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All We Can Save

Author: Ayana Elizabeth Johnson,Katharine K. Wilkinson

Publisher: One World

ISBN: 0593237072

Genre: Science

Page: 448

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Book Summary: Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE • “A feast of ideas and perspectives, setting a big table for the climate movement, declaring all are welcome.”—Rolling Stone There is a renaissance blooming in the climate movement: leadership that is more characteristically feminine and more faithfully feminist, rooted in compassion, connection, creativity, and collaboration. While it’s clear that women and girls are vital voices and agents of change for this planet, they are too often missing from the proverbial table. More than a problem of bias, it’s a dynamic that sets us up for failure. To change everything, we need everyone. All We Can Save illuminates the expertise and insights of dozens of diverse women leading on climate in the United States—scientists, journalists, farmers, lawyers, teachers, activists, innovators, wonks, and designers, across generations, geographies, and race—and aims to advance a more representative, nuanced, and solution-oriented public conversation on the climate crisis. These women offer a spectrum of ideas and insights for how we can rapidly, radically reshape society. Intermixing essays with poetry and art, this book is both a balm and a guide for knowing and holding what has been done to the world, while bolstering our resolve never to give up on one another or our collective future. We must summon truth, courage, and solutions to turn away from the brink and toward life-giving possibility. Curated by two climate leaders, the book is a collection and celebration of visionaries who are leading us on a path toward all we can save. With essays and poems by: Emily Atkin • Xiye Bastida • Ellen Bass • Colette Pichon Battle • Jainey K. Bavishi • Janine Benyus • adrienne maree brown • Régine Clément • Abigail Dillen • Camille T. Dungy • Rhiana Gunn-Wright • Joy Harjo • Katharine Hayhoe • Mary Annaïse Heglar • Jane Hirshfield • Mary Anne Hitt • Ailish Hopper • Tara Houska, Zhaabowekwe • Emily N. Johnston • Joan Naviyuk Kane • Naomi Klein • Kate Knuth • Ada Limón • Louise Maher-Johnson • Kate Marvel • Gina McCarthy • Anne Haven McDonnell • Sarah Miller • Sherri Mitchell, Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset • Susanne C. Moser • Lynna Odel • Sharon Olds • Mary Oliver • Kate Orff • Jacqui Patterson • Leah Penniman • Catherine Pierce • Marge Piercy • Kendra Pierre-Louis • Varshini • Prakash • Janisse Ray • Christine E. Nieves Rodriguez • Favianna Rodriguez • Cameron Russell • Ash Sanders • Judith D. Schwartz • Patricia Smith • Emily Stengel • Sarah Stillman • Leah Cardamore Stokes • Amanda Sturgeon • Maggie Thomas • Heather McTeer Toney • Alexandria Villaseñor • Alice Walker • Amy Westervelt • Jane Zelikova


The Sixth Extinction

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The Sixth Extinction

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

ISBN: 0805099794

Genre: Nature

Page: 336

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Book Summary: ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. This time around, the cataclysm is us. In The Sixth Extinction, two-time winner of the National Magazine Award and New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert draws on the work of scores of researchers in half a dozen disciplines, accompanying many of them into the field: geologists who study deep ocean cores, botanists who follow the tree line as it climbs up the Andes, marine biologists who dive off the Great Barrier Reef. She introduces us to a dozen species, some already gone, others facing extinction, including the Panamian golden frog, staghorn coral, the great auk, and the Sumatran rhino. Through these stories, Kolbert provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy; as Kolbert observes, it compels us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human.


Drawdown

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Drawdown

Author: Paul Hawken

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1524704652

Genre: Science

Page: 256

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Book Summary: • New York Times bestseller • The 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the world “At this point in time, the Drawdown book is exactly what is needed; a credible, conservative solution-by-solution narrative that we can do it. Reading it is an effective inoculation against the widespread perception of doom that humanity cannot and will not solve the climate crisis. Reported by-effects include increased determination and a sense of grounded hope.” —Per Espen Stoknes, Author, What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming “There’s been no real way for ordinary people to get an understanding of what they can do and what impact it can have. There remains no single, comprehensive, reliable compendium of carbon-reduction solutions across sectors. At least until now. . . . The public is hungry for this kind of practical wisdom.” —David Roberts, Vox “This is the ideal environmental sciences textbook—only it is too interesting and inspiring to be called a textbook.” —Peter Kareiva, Director of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA In the face of widespread fear and apathy, an international coalition of researchers, professionals, and scientists have come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. One hundred techniques and practices are described here—some are well known; some you may have never heard of. They range from clean energy to educating girls in lower-income countries to land use practices that pull carbon out of the air. The solutions exist, are economically viable, and communities throughout the world are currently enacting them with skill and determination. If deployed collectively on a global scale over the next thirty years, they represent a credible path forward, not just to slow the earth’s warming but to reach drawdown, that point in time when greenhouse gases in the atmosphere peak and begin to decline. These measures promise cascading benefits to human health, security, prosperity, and well-being—giving us every reason to see this planetary crisis as an opportunity to create a just and livable world.