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Eaarth is a book by Bill McKibben about Climate change. The title refers to earth, which is substantially changed by human influence that the author deems a new name for the planet is in order: “let it be eaarth.”

Content and Discussion


As the title suggests, the author does not discuss if Climate change is happening, he takes this for granted (see POV?).

Preface Chapter 1: Climate Change is real

The first chapter is devoted to list a lot of Anecdotal evidence? that temperatures have risen on earth, and that this already had a lot of impact.

Chapter 4: Envisioning our civilization’s future

Bill McKibben describes the kind of civilization that could be able to survive Climate change:

It’s a civilization with much less mobility, more localized and concentrated on getting all necessary goods from the neighborhood.

The internet, on the other hand, will help as a substitute to the kind of mobility and diversity that people grew accustomed to during the end of the 20th century.