Score: ***** (5 out of 5)
You probably know that you and I — actually, all of us collectively, homo sapiens the species — are responsible for a truly alarming reduction in the number of other species on Planet Earth. But apart from occasional stories in the media about endangered polar bears and black rhinos and the like, you may feel, as I do, that it’s tough to get terribly excited.
“Income inequality forces people of lower or middle income to spend more than they can afford on housing, clothing, and sometimes even food — “
A review of “Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction,” by Annalee Newitz
A review of “Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water”, by Peter H. Gleick, who co-founded the Pacific Institute in Oakland in 1987.