The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, David Wallace-Wells
  • List: $20.00  |  Sale: $14.00
    Club: $10.00
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

Author: David Wallace-Wells

Narrator: David Wallace-Wells

Unabridged: 8 hr 33 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Random House Audio

Published: 02/19/2019

Genre: Science - Global Warming & Climate Change

Synopsis

"The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon."—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon

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 thousands of homes. Across the US, “500-year” storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually.

This is only a preview of the changes to come. And they are coming fast. Without a revolution in how billions of humans conduct their lives, parts of the Earth could become close to uninhabitable, and other parts horrifically inhospitable, as soon as the end of this century.

In his travelogue of our near future, David Wallace-Wells brings into stark relief the climate troubles that await—food shortages, refugee emergencies, and other crises that will reshape the globe. But the world will be remade by warming in more profound ways as well, transforming our politics, our culture, our relationship to technology, and our sense of history. It will be all-encompassing, shaping and distorting nearly every aspect of human life as it is lived today.

Like An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring before it, The Uninhabitable Earth is both a meditation on the devastation we have brought upon ourselves and 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 generation.

Recommended

The Water Will Come Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World, Jeff Goodell
The Water Will Come
by Jeff Goodell

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Ian Ferguson
Published: 10/24/2017

Climate of Hope How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet, Michael Bloomberg
Climate of Hope
by Michael Bloomberg

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Michael Bloomberg
Published: 04/18/2017

End Times A Brief Guide to the End of the World, Bryan Walsh
End Times
by Bryan Walsh

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Bryan Walsh
Published: 08/27/2019

Apocalypse Never Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, Michael Shellenberger
Apocalypse Never
by Michael Shellenberger

List: $26.99

Sale: $18.89

Club: $13.49

Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Published: 06/30/2020

The Climate Swerve Reflections on Mind, Hope, and Survival, Robert Jay Lifton
The Climate Swerve
by Robert Jay Lifton

List: $13.99

Sale: $9.80

Club: $6.99

Narrator: Rudy Sanda
Published: 10/10/2017

This Is the Way the World Ends How Droughts and Die-offs, Heat Waves and Hurricanes Are Converging on America, Jeff Nesbit
This Is the Way the World Ends
by Jeff Nesbit

List: $26.99

Sale: $18.89

Club: $13.49

Narrator: Jeff Nesbit
Published: 09/25/2018

Unstoppable Harnessing Science to Change the World, Bill Nye
Unstoppable
by Bill Nye

List: $26.99

Sale: $18.89

Club: $13.49

Narrator: Bill Nye
Published: 10/11/2015

In Search of the Canary Tree The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World, Lauren E. Oakes
In Search of the Canary Tree
by Lauren E. Oakes

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Ellen Archer
Published: 11/27/2018

Notes from an Apocalypse A Personal Journey to the End of the World and Back, Mark O'Connell
Notes from an Apocalypse
by Mark O'Connell

List: $17.50

Sale: $12.25

Club: $8.75

Narrator: Mark O'Connell
Published: 04/14/2020
{"id":"2969804","ean":"9780593103067","abr":"Unabridged","title":"The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming","subtitle":"Life After Warming","author":"David Wallace-Wells","rating_average":"4.21","narrator":"David Wallace-Wells","ubr_id":"2969804","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"20.00","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"13.00","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"David Wallace-Wells","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 8 hr 30 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}