The Resource Eaarth, Bill McKibben, (electronic resource)

Eaarth, Bill McKibben, (electronic resource)

Label
Eaarth
Title
Eaarth
Statement of responsibility
Bill McKibben
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we've waited too long, and that massive change is not only unavoidable but already under way. Our old familiar globe is suddenly melting, drying, acidifying, flooding, and burning in ways that no human has ever seen. We've created, in very short order, a new planet, still recognizable but fundamentally different. We may as well call it Eaarth. That new planet is filled with new binds and traps. A changing world costs large sums to defend-think of the money that went to repair New Orleans, or the trillions it will take to transform our energy systems. But the endless economic growth that could underwrite such largesse depends on the stable planet we've managed to damage and degrade. We can't rely on old habits any longer. Our hope depends, McKibben argues, on scaling back-on building the kind of societies and economies that can hunker down, concentrate on essentials, and create the type of community (in the neighborhood, but also on the Internet) that will allow us to weather trouble on an unprecedented scale. Change-fundamental change-is our best hope on a planet suddenly and violently out of balance
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKibben, Bill
Dewey number
304.2
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Oliver Wyman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyman, Oliver
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Global warming
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
  • Environmental degradation
  • Nature
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Eaarth, Bill McKibben, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11823272
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11823272
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 01 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
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Kind of cutting
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11823272
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11823272
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Eaarth, Bill McKibben, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11823272
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11823272
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 01 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11823272
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11823272
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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