Our Planetary Crisis: Will Blue Skies Turn White?

Elizabeth Kolbert’s new book Under a White Sky paints a scary picture of our world if we don’t solve global warming. As a Guardian review puts it:

“Thanks to humans, the planet is heating dangerously fast, there is now more CO2 in the atmosphere than at any time in millions of years, the extinction rate of other species is hundreds, maybe thousands, of times above natural levels, and just about every planetary warning gauge is heading further into the red”:

Guardian Weekly 12 March 2021, p. 40.

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