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Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

Bill McKibben

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The former staff writer for the New Yorker argues that it's time to hunker down, make do with significantly less and concentrate on essentials if humans are to survive on a rapidly changing (degrading) planet.

About the Authors

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College in Vermont. His work has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Outside, and other publications. Mr. McKibben’s books include “The End of Nature,” “The Age of Missing Information,” “Maybe One,” and “Long Distance: A Year of Living Strenuously.”  He is the Founder of environmental organizations Step It Up and 350.org.


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