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    • Dangerous Years

    • Climate Change, the Long Emergency, and the Way Forward
    • By: David W. Orr
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This gripping, deeply thoughtful book considers the future of civilization in the light of what we know about climate change and related threats. David Orr, an award-winning, internationally recognized leader in the field of sustainability and environmental education, pulls no punches: Even with the Paris Agreement of 2015, Earth systems will not reach a new equilibrium for centuries.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Great Information Told Very Poorly

    • By Shawn on 06-14-17

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Earth in Mind

    • On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect
    • By: David W. Orr
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      4 out of 5 stars 30

    In Earth in Mind, David W. Orr argues that much of what has gone wrong with the world, is the result of inadequate and misdirected education that: Alienates us from life in the name of human domination; causes students to worry about how to make a living before they know who they are; overemphasizes success and careers; separates feeling from intellect and the practical from the theoretical; deadens the sense of wonder for the created world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good insight. more ppl need this education

    • By Cameron Carleton on 01-25-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Down to the Wire

    • Confronting Climate Collapse
    • By: David W. Orr
    • Narrated by: Barry Abrams
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Down to the Wire is a sober and eloquent assessment of climate destabilization and an urgent call to action. David Orr describes how political negligence, an economy based on the insatiable consumption of trivial goods, and a disdain for the well-being of future generations have brought us to the tipping point that biologist Edward O. Wilson calls "[T]he bottleneck".  

    Regular price: $17.49