06 May '11, 11pm

Now that exams are over: 10 must-read environmental books from 2010 to read in 2011

Now that exams are over: 10 must-read environmental books from 2010 to read in 2011

"The Fate of Nature: Rediscovering Our Ability to Rescue the Earth" by Charles Wohlforth Can we humans surrender our greedy nature and embrace common humanity? Former L.A. Times Book Prize winner Charles Wohlforth answers this question with a resounding YES in his latest book, which explores humanity’s relationship with nature through the lens of his native Alaska, a place of both immense beauty and colossal environmental harm spawned by human greed. Wohlforth’s philosophical arguments, which draw on the latest science and compelling stories of human altruism, is a must-read for anyone who believes that humans deserve a second chance in changing the way we think about the world and our place in it. (

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