Monday, 06. May 2019, The Commonwealth Club, Taube Family Auditorium, David Wallace-Wells: The Uninhabitable Earth

from 06. May 2019 - 12:00 till 13:30

The Commonwealth Club, Taube Family Auditorium

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David Wallace-Wells, Deputy Editor, New York Magazine; Author, The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming 
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate OneAccording to David Wallace-Wells, we’re cooked—literally. In his recent book, The Uninhabitable Earth, Wallace-Wells explores how climate change will impact not just the planet, but human lives—including how a five degree Celsius increase in temperatures would make parts of the planet unsurvivable.But is panic and doom and gloom really the best way to galvanize a response to climate change? Wallace-Wells asserts that in the U.S. complacency is a much bigger political problem than fatalism. If science and news headlines won’t propel us into action, perhaps fear will?Join us for a conversation with Wallace-Wells, deputy editor at New York Magazine and the author of The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, for a conversation on how climate change will shape our politics, culture and emotional lives.
Location: 110 The Embarcadero, Taube Family Auditorium, San FranciscoTime: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program, 1 p.m. networking reception
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