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The uninhabitable earth : life after warming / David Wallace-Wells.

"An exploration of the devastating effects of global warming--how the future will look to those living through it as well as a direct overview and an impassioned and hopeful call to action to change the trajectory while there is still time. Adapted for young adults from the #1 New York Times bestseller"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593483572
  • ISBN: 059348357X
  • ISBN: 9780593483558
  • ISBN: 0593483553
  • Physical Description: xi, 157 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
This work is based on The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, originally published in hardcover by Tim Duggan Books, New York, in 2019 and in paperback by Tim Duggan Books, in slightly different form, in 2020.
Formatted Contents Note:
Cascades -- Elements of chaos : Heat death ; Hunger ; Drowning ; Wildfire ; Freshwater drain ; Dying oceans ; Unbreathable air ; Plagues of warming ; Economic collapse ; Climate conflict ; "Systems" -- The climate kaleidoscope : Storytelling ; The church of technology ; Politics of consumption ; History after progress ; Ethics at the end of the world -- The anthropic principle.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12 and up Delacorte Press.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild Selection.
Subject: Nature > Effect of human beings on > Juvenile literature.
Global warming > Social aspects > Juvenile literature.
Climatic changes > Social aspects > Juvenile literature.
Global environmental change > Social aspects > Juvenile literature.
Environmental degradation > Social aspects > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Young Adult literature.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.


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Emmaus Public Library YA 304.2 WALL (Text) 36446002100538 New Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

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