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The Human Age

The Human AgeIn her latest, Ackerman takes a hard look at the impact that humans have had on Earth and what might slow our inevitable extinction. With a poet's soul...The Human AgeScienceIn her latest, Ackerman takes a hard look at the impact that humans have had on Earth and what might slow our inevitable extinction. With a poet's soul...2014-09-05W. W. Norton & Company
THE HUMAN AGE Diane Ackerman

THE HUMAN AGE Diane Ackerman

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The Human Age

Genre: Science; Author: Diane Ackerman; Status: In Season; Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

In her latest, Ackerman takes a hard look at the impact that humans have had on Earth and what might slow our inevitable extinction. With a poet’s soul and a journalist’s precision, she makes plenty of thought-provoking — though occasionally disjointed — revelations. Her examinations of overpopulation, the energy crisis, and our dependence on technology make The Human Age both foreboding and inspirational. B

Originally posted September 5 2014 — 12:00 AM EDT

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