The Uninhabitable Earth
January 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm HST
Journalist David Wallace-Wells writes extensively on the global climate crisis. He is deputy editor at New York magazine and a National Fellow at New America. He is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming (2019), which the Washington Post called “this generation’s Silent Spring.” He is co-host of the podcast 2038, which analyzes predictions for the next twenty years. Presented by the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the Hawaii Community Foundation with support from the The Kahala Hotel & Resort and Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission. Co-Sponsors: Better Tomorrow Speaker Series, College of Social Sciences, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Conservation International, East-West Center, Pacific RISA, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, Sea Grant, Sierra Club of Hawaii, Surfrider Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, Ulupono Initiative, UH Alumni Relations, and the William S. Richardson School of Law. The speaker will be introduced by Lieutenant Governor Joshua Green.