Tag Archives: Bill McKibben

McKibben’s Eaarth: ‘decline,’ not liberation

From the January-February 2011 issue of News & Letters: McKibben’s Eaarth: ‘decline,’ not liberation Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet, by Bill McKibben (Times Books, 2010). Bill McKibben made up the word Eaarth to relabel a planet that … Continue reading

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Global warming, concepts of development, and capital’s momentum

Because of the interest in my review of Bill McKibben’s Eaarth, I’m posting an article originally published (slightly edited) in the October 1995 issue of News & Letters. (Yesterday I posted a review of another McKibben book, The End of … Continue reading

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McKibben’s “The End of Nature”

Because of the interest in my review of Bill McKibben’s Eaarth (#2 in page views for this blog), I’m posting my review of his first book, The End of Nature. The review was originally published, slightly edited, in the April … Continue reading

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McKibben’s Eaarth: New vision or neo-Malthusian attack on freedom?

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben 272 pp. Times Books, 2010 Climate change is one of the direst crises ever to face humanity. In response there have arisen diverse movements, passions and ideas. The … Continue reading

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