Our world is melting, drying, acidifying, flooding, and burning in ways that no human has ever seen. We've created a new planet, still recognizable but fundamentally different. We may as well call it Eaarth.
Sounds gruesome, desperate? Let's look these predicaments square in the face and discuss how we will handle them as a community.
On Monday 11 April, 6:30-8:30 pm
gives it to us straight: recorded interview
and discussion of his book, Eaarth
Library Raytheon Room
Free to the public
Bill McKibben is an environmentalist and writer who tackles global warming and alternative energy, and advocates for more localized economies. In 2010 the Boston Globe called him "probably the nation's leading environmentalist". Since founded and leads 350.org. He grew up in Lexington, Mass, and now lives in Vermont. Bill won't be able to be with us that evening, so we'll watch in interview with him (click here to preview). Eaarth is available in all bookshops.