Book Report On The Book Eaarth
The book begins with the Preface, explaining Mckibben’s background, credibility, and main concerns with the effects of climate change. Mckibben then addresses the main thesis of the book, “increased engagement” (Mckibben xv) in trying to preserve it the best we can.
In the first chapter, A New World, Mckibben begins by stating that he believes that climate change is the main reason for the alterations of our planet. Some of the biggest concerns that Mckibben recognizes is the melting of ice, unusual hurricanes, and alterations in animal sizes due to the increase of temperatures.
In his second chapter, High Tide, Mckibben explains that Eaarth cannot handle our current economic growth. The debt that our country alone deals with