The Next One Hundred Years: Shaping the Fate of Our Living Earth

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Bantam Books, 1990 - Nature - 312 pages
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The author examines the threat of the greenhouse effect on the planet, the hole in the ozone layer, and the decimation of forests, and details the steps necessary to reverse these disasters

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The next one hundred years: shaping the fate of our living earth

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This book is one of the recent crop that has rung the alarm about global greenhouse warming. Brief attention is also paid to habitat destruction and the Gaia hypothesis of Earth as a self-adjusting ... Read full review


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Jonathan Weiner is one of the most distinguished popular-science writers in the country: his books have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Slate, Time, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, The New Republic, Scientific American, Smithsonian, and many other newspapers and magazines, and he is a former editor at The Sciences. His books include The Beak of the Finch; Time, Love, Memory; and His Brother's Keeper. He lives in New York, where he teaches science writing at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

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