Antarctica 2041: My Quest to Save the Earth's Last Wilderness

Antarctica 2041: My Quest to Save the Earth's Last Wilderness

Robert Swan, Gil Reavill

Adventurer grew to become environmentalist Robert Swan illuminates the perils dealing with the planet come 2041the yr whilst the foreign treaty retaining Antarctica is up for reviewand the various steps that may be taken to prevent environmental calamity.

In 1985, while Robert Swan walked throughout Antarctica, the delicate polar surroundings was once no longer excessive in his brain. yet upon his go back, the earth’s perilous nation turned own: Robert’s ice-blue eyes have been singed a light grey, because of the being uncovered to the sun’s rays passing unfiltered in the course of the depleted ozone layer. At this second, his dedication to maintaining the surroundings was once born, and in Antarctica 2041 Swan info his trip to understanding, and his enterprise trust that people can opposite the damage performed to the planet to this point, and safe its destiny for generations to come.

Despite the dire warnings Swan increases in Antarctica 2041—exponentially excessive greenhouse-gas degrees; emerging seas; giant species extinction—he says there's a lot we will be able to do to ward off looming catastrophe. eventually an upbeat name to motion, his booklet presents the data humans have to comprehend the world’s main issue, and the instruments they should strive against it, finally displaying us all that saving Antarctica quantities to saving ourselves.

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