Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years Of Life On Earth

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Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years Of Life On Earth

by Phd Curt Stager

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd | September 23, 2013 | Hardcover

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In this major new book, paleoclimatologist Curt Stager showshow what we do to the environment in the next 100 yearswill affect not just the next few centuries but the next 100,000years of human existence. Most of us have accepted that ourplanet is warming and that humans have played the key role incausing climate change. Yet few of us realize the magnitude ofwhat’s happened.

In Deep Future, Curt Stager draws on the planet’s geologicalhistory to provide a view of where we may be headed long-term.On the bright side, we have already put off the next IceAge. But whether we will barrel ahead on a polluting path to atotally ice-free Arctic, miles of submerged coasts, or an acidifiedocean still remains to be decided. And that decision is oursto make. There has been much written about global warmingand climate change, but no other book offers the far-reachingperspective that Curt Stager gives us here. Deep Future adds anew dimension to the debate—one that will change how wethink about what we’re doing to our planet.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 304 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 1.05 in

Published: September 23, 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1554686628

ISBN - 13: 9781554686629

Found in: Science and Nature

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Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years Of Life On Earth

by Phd Curt Stager

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 304 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 1.05 in

Published: September 23, 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1554686628

ISBN - 13: 9781554686629

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In this major new book, paleoclimatologist Curt Stager showshow what we do to the environment in the next 100 yearswill affect not just the next few centuries but the next 100,000years of human existence. Most of us have accepted that ourplanet is warming and that humans have played the key role incausing climate change. Yet few of us realize the magnitude ofwhat’s happened.

In Deep Future, Curt Stager draws on the planet’s geologicalhistory to provide a view of where we may be headed long-term.On the bright side, we have already put off the next IceAge. But whether we will barrel ahead on a polluting path to atotally ice-free Arctic, miles of submerged coasts, or an acidifiedocean still remains to be decided. And that decision is oursto make. There has been much written about global warmingand climate change, but no other book offers the far-reachingperspective that Curt Stager gives us here. Deep Future adds anew dimension to the debate—one that will change how wethink about what we’re doing to our planet.

About the Author

CURT STAGER is an ecologist, paleoclimatologist and science writer. He has written for popular audiences in National Geographic and other publications. He teaches at Paul Smith’s College and holds a research associate post at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, where he investigates the long-term history of climate in Africa, South America and the polar regions.

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