“The Hero myth—the drive to seek safety, control and power over the Earth—that has powered Western capitalism and civilization has gone too far.
What if all that was needed to stave off an impending mass extinction of life on Earth was to set aside half the planet for nature?
“thoughtful and comprehensive . . .”
“the pinnacle of what a well-designed, well-constructed, and information packed atlas should be.”
“The Wizard and the Prophet shows that even the ‘latest’ ideas on creation and energy have origins in the modern beginnings of the environmental movement.”
“An excellent, if terrifying, must-read . . .”
Many scholars dream of writing The Great Book on the determinism of the past. A challenge is to write it for a popular audience while retaining the excitement of narrative history.
Science writer Lauren Redniss takes us on a most meditative, enchanting, and perilous journey via her prose and with her stunning artwork in Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Futu
“. . . a needed focus on the complicated debate.”
The April release of this colorful and interesting guide to renewable energy and broader environmental concerns coincides with Earth celebrations around the world, the annual international focus on