By Curt Stager
A Kirkus Reviews top Nonfiction of 2011 identify
A daring, far-reaching examine how our activities will make a decision the planet's destiny for millennia to come.
Imagine a planet the place North American and Eurasian navies are squaring off over delivery lanes via an acidified, ice-free Arctic. Centuries later, their northern descendants retreat southward because the recuperating sea freezes all over again. And later nonetheless, destiny countries plan how you can evade an coming near near Ice Age... by means of burning what is still of our fossil fuels.
These are only some of the occasions which are prone to befall Earth and human civilization within the subsequent 100,000 years. and it'll be the alternatives we make during this century that may have an effect on that destiny greater than these of any past iteration. we live on the sunrise of the Age of people; the single query is how lengthy that age will last.
Few folks have not begun requested, "What occurs after international warming?" Drawing upon the most recent, groundbreaking works of a handful of weather visionaries, Curt Stager's Deep Future is helping us glance past 2100 a.d. to the following hundred millennia of lifestyles on Earth.
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Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth by Curt Stager