Field Notes from a Catastrophe: A Frontline Report on Climate Change

Author(s): Elizabeth Kolbert

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Elizabeth Kolbert's environmental classic Field Notes from a Catastrophe first developed out of a groundbreaking, award-winning three-part series in The New Yorker. She expanded it into a still-concise yet richly researched and damning book about climate change: a primer on the greatest challenge facing the world today. In the years since, the story has continued to develop; the situation has become more dire, even as our understanding of it grows. Now Kolbert returns to the defining book of her career. She'll add a chapter bringing things up to date on the existing text, plus she'll add three new chapters - on ocean acidification, the tar sands, and a Danish town that's gone carbon neutral. It will, once again, be a must-read for our moment.

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A new edition of the book that launched Elizabeth Kolbert's career as an environmental writer -updated with three new chapters and timed to publish with the paperback of The Sixth Extinction, the New York Times bestseller.

Elizabeth Kolbert was a New York Times reporter for fourteen years until she became a staff writer at the New Yorker in 1999. She is the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: A Frontline Report on Climate Change and The Sixth Extinction. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and children. @ElizKolbert

General Fields

  • : 9781408860441
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : November 2014
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2015
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : Elizabeth Kolbert
  • : 306
  • : 363.73874
  • : en
  • : New Revised ed