Nicholas Stern is Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and I.G.Patel Professor of Economics and Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author, most recently, of The Global Deal.
 (June 2010)

IN THE REVIEW

Climate: What You Need to Know

Visitors to Greenland’s ice sheet, 2008; photograph by Olaf Otto Becker

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

by Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben’s new book is a passionate appeal from a writer who has dedicated his efforts to warning of the risks posed by human-driven climate change. It describes the challenges we face—whether from effects on the environment that are already occurring, or from those that will occur due to the …