Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?
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This book is a phenomenal collection of information on the This book is a phenomenal collection of information on the science, history, conferences, people, agronomics, academics and politics of Earth Policy this century. Early on in the book you will see why the darkness of collapse and chaos is gaining power. This is information is all non-fiction an. A worldwide perspective on population problems facing the planet . CrazyAboutBooks Different people appreciate books according to their own tastes, still, I'm puzzled by a couple of the reviews published at this time of COUNTDOWN: OUR LAST, BEST HOPE FOR A FUTURE ON EARTH. I found this book fascinating. This book isn't meant to be a story in the traditional sense; it was writ. Five Stars Amazon Customer Outstanding observation of our world
A powerful investigation into the chances for humanity's future from the author of the bestseller The World Without Us.In his bestselling book The World Without Us, Alan Weisman considered how the Earth could heal and even refill empty niches if relieved of humanity's constant pressures. Behind that groundbreaking thought experiment was his hope that we would be inspired to find a way to add humans back to this vision of a restored, healthy planet-only in harmony, not mortal combat, with the rest of nature.But with a million more of us every 4 1/2 days on a planet that's not getting any bigger, and with our exhaust overheating the atmosphere a
In stricken Niger, he talks with two brothers, both imams. Here he asks a really tough question: What will happen on the warming earth if our population continues to grow? Aware that population control is a treacherous subject, Weisman boldly traveled to more than 20 diverse countries, from India to Italy to Japan, instigating remarkably candid conversations with religious leaders, scientists, and public-health experts. Weisman’s cogent and forthright global inquiry, a major work, delineates how education, women’s equality, and family planning can curb poverty, thirst, hunger, a
He lives in western Massachusetts.. An award-winning journalist, his reports have appeared in Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Discover, Vanity Fair, Wilson Quarterly, Mother Jones, and Orion, and on NPR. A former contributing editor to the Los Angeles Times Magazine, he is a senior radio producer for Homelands Productions. His work has bee