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The Human Age

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THE HUMAN AGE Diane Ackerman

The Human Age

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
3998
genre:
Science

We gave it a B

In her latest, Ackerman takes a hard look at the impact that humans have had on Earth and what might slow our inevitable extinction. With a poet’s soul and a journalist’s precision, she makes plenty of thought-provoking — though occasionally disjointed — revelations. Her examinations of overpopulation, the energy crisis, and our dependence on technology make The Human Age both foreboding and inspirational. B

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