The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future by David Wallace-Wells

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

David Wallace-Wells

310 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction science reflective slow-paced


It 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 possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying tho...

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