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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: 304.2
Author: Wallace-Wells, David
Title: The uninhabitable earth
Remainder of title: life after warming
Summary, etc. note: "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. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousands of homes. Across the US, "500-year" storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually. This is only a preview of the changes to come. And they are coming fast. Without a revolution in how billions of humans conduct their lives, parts of the Earth could become close to uninhabitable, and other parts horrifically inhospitable, as soon as the end of this century. In his travelogue of our near future, David Wallace-Wells brings into stark relief the climate troubles that await--food shortages, refugee emergencies, and other crises that will reshape the globe. But the world will be remade by warming in more profound ways as well, transforming our politics, our culture, our relationship to technology, and our sense of history. It will be all-encompassing, shaping and distorting nearly every aspect of human life as it is lived today. Like An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring before it, The Uninhabitable Earth is both a meditation on the devastation we have brought upon ourselves and 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"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780525576709 (hardback)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780525576723 (ebook)
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: GF75
Item number: .W36 2019
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 304.2/8
Source of number: bisacsh
Classification number: NAT011000
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: David Wallace-Wells.
Edition statement: First edition.
Place of publication: New York
Name of publisher: Duggan Books
Date of publication: 2019
: New York :
: Tim Duggan Books,
: [2019]
Extent: 310 pages ;
Dimensions: 25 cm
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: n
: rdacarrier
: volume
: nc
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [233]-299) and index.
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 4/8/19
Purchase price: 27.00
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Subject: Nature
Subject: Global warming
Subject: Climatic changes
Subject: Global environmental change
Subject: Environmental degradation
Subject: NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection.
General subdivision: Effect of human beings on.
General subdivision: Social aspects.
General subdivision: Social aspects.
General subdivision: Social aspects.
General subdivision: Social aspects.
: Purchase
: 20190325
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: acquire
: 1 shelf copy
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: re23 2019-01-08
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: re24 20 19-01-11 to Dewey
: re13 2019-03-07 Copy 1 Barcode 00264442333 to Congressional Loan
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