Thirty Years Ago Bill McKibben Offered One Of The Earliest Warnings About Climate Change Now He Broadens The Warning The Entire Human Game, He Suggests, Has Begun To Play Itself Out.Bill McKibben S Groundbreaking Book The End Of Nature Issued In Dozens Of Languages And Long Regarded As A Classic Was The First Book To Alert Us To Global Warming But The Danger Is Broader Than That Even As Climate Change Shrinks The Space Where Our Civilization Can Exist, New Technologies Like Artificial Intelligence And Robotics Threaten To Bleach Away The Variety Of Human Experience Falter Tells The Story Of These Converging Trends And Of The Ideological Fervor That Keeps Us From Bringing Them Under Control And Then, Drawing On McKibben S Experience In Building 350.org, The First Truly Global Citizens Movement To Combat Climate Change, It Offers Some Possible Ways Out Of The Trap We Re At A Bleak Moment In Human History And We Ll Either Confront That Bleakness Or Watch The Civilization Our Forebears Built Slip AwayFalter Is A Powerful And Sobering Call To Arms, To Save Not Only Our Planet But Also Our Humanity.
Bill McKibben is the author of Eaarth, The End of Nature, Deep Economy, Enough, Fight Global Warming Now, The Bill McKibben Reader, and numerous other books He is the founder of the environmental organizations Step It Up and 350.org, and was among the first to warn of the dangers of global warming In 2010 The Boston Globe called him probably the nation s leading environmentalist, and Time maga
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- 12 June 2017 Bill McKibben