Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit
Re-released on the heels of Al Gores #1 New York Times bestseller, An Inconvenient Truth, comes the paperback edition of his classic bestseller, Earth in the Balance. First published in 1992, it helped place the environment on the national agenda; now, as environmental issues move front-and-center in the public consciousness, the time is right to reflect deeply on the fate of our planet and commit ourselves to its future. While An Inconvenient Truth closely examines one menace to our environmentglobal warmingEarth in the Balance takes a broader approach, focusing on the threats that everyday choices pose to our climate, water, soil, and diversity of plant and animal life. A passionate, lifelong defender of the environment, Gore describesin brave and unforgettable termshow human actions and decisions can endanger or safeguard the vulnerable ecosystem that sustains us.
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An important book about our relationship to EarthUser Review - mchlanda - Overstock.com
This book along with An Inconvenient Truth serves as a reminder to our species of how we must take better care than we have of our planet. Its focus on studies might put some people off a bit but its ... Read full review
Review: Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human SpiritUser Review - Brent - Goodreads
Time to reread this... Al's been so prolific, often ahead of the curve. Read full review