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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History: Elizabeth Kolbert

Over the last half-billion years, there have been Five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event … Continue reading

The Pulitzer Prizes – Elizabeth Kolbert

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Can Climate Change Cure Capitalism? by Elizabeth Kolbert | Naomi Klein

Elizabeth Kolbert December 4, 2014 Issue This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein Simon and Schuster, 566 pp., $30.00 Naomi Klein; drawing by James Ferguson Every fall, an international team of scientists announces how much carbon dioxide … Continue reading

Elizabeth Kolbert: Field Notes from a Catastrophe

Forum Network Published on Mar 20, 2014 New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert discusses topics from her new book, Field Notes from a Catastrophe. Americans have been warned since the late 1970s that the buildup of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere … Continue reading

The Sixth Extinction: Elizabeth Kolbert on How Humans Are Causing Largest Die Off Since Dinosaur Age

freespeechtv   Published on Feb 11, 2014 In the history of the planet, there have been five known mass extinction events. The last came 65 million years ago, when an asteroid about half the size of Manhattan collided with the Earth, … Continue reading

The Sixth Extinction: Elizabeth Kolbert on How Humans Are Causing Largest Die-Off Since Dinosaur Age

democracynow Published on Feb 11, 2014 http://www.democracynow.org – In the history of the planet, there have been five known mass extinction events. The last came 65 million years ago, when an asteroid about half the size of Manhattan collided with … Continue reading

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History: Elizabeth Kolbert

A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes Over the last half a billion years, there have been five … Continue reading

Elizabeth Kolbert: Obama’s Keystone Decision : The New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2013/05/27/130527taco_talk_kolbert Comment:Lines in the Sand by Elizabeth Kolbert May 27, 2013 When the milestone was passed, Keeling’s son Ralph, a geochemist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, glossed the event as follows: “It means we are quickly losing the possibility … Continue reading

As SCOTUS Reviews Texas Abortion Ban, Activists Look to New Strategies to Save Reproductive Freedom

Democracy Now!Nov 2, 2021 We look at Monday’s Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of Texas’s near-total ban on abortions with legendary lawyer Kathryn “Kitty” Kolbert, who argued the 1992 landmark Supreme Court case credited with saving Roe v. … Continue reading

They Knew: The US Federal Governments Fifty-Year Role in Causing the Climate Crisis | James Gustave Speth, Julia Olson, Philip Gregory

A devastating, play-by-play account of the federal government’s leading role in bringing about today’s climate crisis. In 2015, a group of twenty-one young people sued the federal government for violating their constitutional rights by promoting the climate catastrophe, depriving them … Continue reading