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  • Published: 26 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141996868
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 80

An Idea Can Go Extinct




In 20 short books, Penguin Classics brings you the new canon of great environmental works

Over the past 75 years, a new canon has emerged. As humans have driven the living planet to the brink of collapse, visionary thinkers around the world have raised their voices to defend it. Their words have endured, becoming the classics that define the environmental movement today.

This is Bill McKibben's impassioned, groundbreaking account of how, by changing the earth's entire atmosphere, the weather and the most basic forces around us, 'we are ending nature.'

  • Published: 26 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141996868
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 80

About the author

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben's books include The End of Nature, The Age of Missing Information and Hope, Human and Wild. A former staff writer for The New Yorker, he is a frequent contributor to a wide variety of publications. He lives with his wife and daughter in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.

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