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So, you probably think you dont want to read this book or this review, because it is about bad news you maybe think you already know, and will include not enough good--or really new--news about imminent solutions. But Ill tell you: Its well written and important, from the worlds premier climate change writer.I recently reread Bill McKibben’s 1986 The End of Nature, the first book about global warming for a general audience, in preparation to read this more recent book, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough Planet (2010), though I had read excerpts of this book along the way. I follow this guy in periodicals and on Twitter. But I read this because I wanted to get a sort of sense of the trajectory, given recent and continuing and almost exclusively bad environmental news, which I maybe don’t have to recite about cataclysmic global warming at levels both unprecedented and not quite predicted. Arctic ice melt releasing methane gas to further heat the planet, massive species die-off, ocean warming and acidifying, increasing world hunger, limited access to water. . . And you can add to the list, not the least of which is the West’s refusal to take any of this very seriously. And in the US 2016 Presidential race? Almost completely ignored. No one wants to talk about this (dying) elephant in the room. Big biz owns the media, owns congress, here in the US, at least, and we have as possible President Trump who insists climate change is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese. So as usual, insanity prevails. Today (literally today) the Paris Accord signed by the EU is a tiny step forward as we also see Haiti again thrashed by another 145 mph hurricane. So is the Paris Accord too little, too late? If we stopped completely burning coal now, if we stopped carbon emissions altogether, we would still not be able to refreeze the arctic or reverse the ocean’s dismal course. But you know all this, that McKibben lays out in excruciating detail in the first half of the book where he establishes the fact that Earth already no longer exists. We now have what he calls Eaarth, a new and leaner and hotter planet, one we have to learn to live on. And together or not at all.In the second half McKibben gives examples of what remains to be done to survive, since thriving in any sense we might have imagined it in watching the Jetsons is already gone. And I promised I would not do this review if I couldn’t say at least a few things worth saying, though I admit they seem possibly naïve, at this late date:*Think small, slow, local. Eat and farm this way. Let us all stop watering lawns and grow veggies. Work with your neighbors, in your town, to live more simply.*The U.S. needs to take leadership, in a way it never has. Maybe a few small moves by Obama in the end of his administration, thanks in part to his Alaska trip, maybe, where he could see the huge changes there. The Big World Project now has to be not Building a Better Mixer or Getting to Mars or Putting Profits in Fast Track Overdrive to Get Us Out of This Recession but changing the focus to Saving the Planet (even if you as a pessimist see it as merely Managing the Decline), and for real this time, we (environmentalists) mean it.*Work toward a more communal, democratic, decentralized approach to social and economic relations. In some places this is taking place. Vermont is one state McKibben uses as an example.*Read Wendell Berry*Don’t elect Trump, a climate change denier that vows to reverse all moves Obama has made and resurrect Big Coal. That would be bad news for the planet. Trump just made a joke of himself trashing the Paris Accord as Bad for Business, of course. Trump, who with Rush and Fox News are hung on to as the scientific hope of the day for the Right.*Read Rebecca Solnit on various ways people respond in crisis; yes, there is great greed and selfishness, but there is also charity, creativity, resourcefulness. Savage Dreams: A Journey into the Hidden Wars of the American West, and Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities, which I am going to read soon, because it is about hope.*Read Wendell Berrys What are People For? or The Gift of Good Land. Berry gets the last word, below.*Read Rachel Carsons Silent Spring*Read Edward Abbeys The Monkey Wrench Gang*Read McKibben and do something.Does all of this sound tired and naïve? Yeah? Heard it all before? Yes, I have, too, and for decades of reading and activism. But its all we have, I think. Do I think Big Biz or Government will change in any fundamental way? No. So we must act locally. Or what’s your alternative? Maybe reading Solnit will help.Any good news?*The resurgence of farmer’s markets, organic food, eating locally. The stand against FrankenFood.*The speed of social media sharing information and knowledge and strategies. This will continue to be useful.*The tendency to invent as needed in humans, the best of the communal human spirit. The demand for the better, simpler life. That we still have these good tendencies is hopeful.Let mad farmer Wendell Berry have the last word: MANIFESTO: THE MAD FARMER LIBERATION FRONT by Wendell BerryLove the quick profit, the annual raise, vacation with pay. Want more of everything ready-made.Be afraid to know your neighbors and to die.And you will have a window in your head.Not even your future will be a mystery any more.Your mind will be punched in a card and shut away in a little drawer. When they want you to buy something they will call you.When they want you to die for profit they will let you know.So, friends, every day do something that wont compute.Love the Lord. Love the world. Work for nothing.Take all that you have and be poor.Love someone who does not deserve it.Denounce the government and embrace the flag.Hope to live in that free republic for which it stands.Give your approval to all you cannot understand.Praise ignorance, for what manhas not encountered he has not destroyed.Ask the questions that have no answers.Invest in the millennium.Plant sequoias.Say that your main crop is the forest that you did not plant,that you will not live to harvest.Say that the leaves are harvested when they have rotted into the mold. Call that profit. Prophesy such returns.Put your faith in the two inches of humus that will build under the trees every thousand years.Listen to carrion--put your ear close,and hear the faint chattering of the songs that are to come. Expect the end of the world.Laugh. Laughter is immeasurable.Be joyful though you have considered all the facts.So long as women do not go cheapfor power, please women more than men.Ask yourself: Will this satisfy a woman satisfied to bear a child? Will this disturb the sleep of a woman near to giving birth?Go with your love to the fields.Lie easy in the shade. Rest your head in her lap.Swear allegiance to what is nighest your thoughts.As soon as the generals and the politicos can predict the motions of your mind, lose it.Leave it as a sign to mark a false trail, the way you didnt go.Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary,some in the wrong direction.Practice resurrection.

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