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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

Controlling Women: With Roe v. Wade at Risk, Authors Say Move Past Court to Save Reproductive Rights

Democracy Now! – Jul 13, 2021 The Supreme Court is set to review a Mississippi law banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy that intends to challenge Roe v. Wade, raising concern for advocates about how reproductive rights can be … Continue reading

Is Mars Ours? | The New Yorker

Last year, about a month into the pandemic, I reached for something comforting: the 1992 science-fiction novel “Red Mars,” by Kim Stanley Robinson. I’d first read it as a teen-ager, and had reread it a handful of times by my … Continue reading

Grand Transitions: How the Modern World Was Made: Vaclav Smil

What makes the modern world work? The answer to this deceptively simple question lies in four “grand transitions” of civilization–in populations, agriculture, energy, and economics–which have transformed the way we live. Societies that have undergone all four transitions emerge into … Continue reading