The Uninhabitable Earth

Sunday, May 5 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Current Affairs
  • Environment/Nature

David Wallace-Wells interviewed by Julian Brave NoiseCat

Journalist David Wallace-Wells warns that climate change could make parts of the earth nearly uninhabitable unless we take action now. “‘The Uninhabitable Earth’ is the most terrifying book I have ever read,” wrote Farhad Manjoo in the New York Times, saying that “its method is scientific, but its mode is Old Testament. The book is a meticulously documented, white-knuckled tour through the cascading catastrophes that will soon engulf our warming planet.” This is a literary account—Andrew Solomon praised the book’s “overflow of insanely lyrical prose”—but an urgent one. There’s still time, but only a generation, to prevent these scenarios from coming true. Wallace-Wells is interviewed by Julian Brave NoiseCat, a young indigenous activist, writer, and policy analyst at

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