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#1NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *; ';The Uninhabitable Earthhits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.'Andrew Solomon, author ofThe Noonday DemonNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYThe 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 ReviewsIt 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 possiblefood 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 Earthis both a travelogue of the near future and a meditation on how that future will look to those living through itthe 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 generationtoday's.LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN/E.O.WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD';The Uninhabitable Earthis 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'sSilent 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

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The Uninhabitable Earth
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