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Hope Jahren is the voice that science has been waiting for. Nature
A superb account of the deadly struggle between humanity and what may prove the only life-bearing planet within ten light years, written in a brilliantly sardonic and conversational style. E. O. Wilson
Hope Jahren asks the central question of our time: how can we learn to live on a finite planet? The Story of More is thoughtful, informative, andabove allessential. Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction
Hope Jahren is an award-winning scientist, a brilliant writer, a passionate teacher, and one of the seven billion people with whom we share this earth. In The Story of More, she illuminates the link between human habits and our imperiled planet. In concise, highly readable chapters, she takes us through the science behind the key inventionsfrom electric power to large-scale farming to automobilesthat, even as they help us, release greenhouse gases into the atmosphere like never before. She explains the current and projected consequences of global warmingfrom superstorms to rising sea levelsand the actions that we all can take to fight back. At once an explainer on the mechanisms of global change and a lively, personal narrative given to us in Jahrens inimitable voice, The Story of More is the essential pocket primer on climate change that will leave an indelible impact on everyone who reads it.