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Book Review: Last Chance

12/22/2009 // By Juliana Goodlaw-Morris

In his debut book, Larry Schweiger, President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, paints a clear picture of the risks we are taking by continuing to emit greenhouse gasses instead of moving to a more sustainable, carbon-free society. Although …

This week’s “Last Chance” Appearances

11/4/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I’ll be speaking about my new book, Last Chance, this Friday November 6 in Charlottesville, Virginia at the Garden Club of Virginia Conservation Forum. I’ll also be speaking on Saturday, November 7, at National Wildlife Federation’s affiliate, Texas Conservation Alliance, …

Is The End of the Carbon Age In View?

10/19/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

World Wildlife Fund released a report today that says we have until 2014 – five years – to initiate a low carbon economy before dangerous climate change tipping points and major economic disruptions are almost inevitable. The report also says …

October 19 at Seattle Aquarium – Be There

10/17/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I’m looking forward to talking with guests at the Seattle Aquarium about my new book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth on Monday October 19 at 6:45 pm. The Seattle Aquarium is working hard to rebuild a healthy Puget Sound …

Speaking Up for the Frog

10/17/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

In my new book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth, I write that large tracts of the vast Amazonian rainforest ecosystem may be on the brink of irreversible collapse if the drought and other global warming effects on the Amazon …

Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth

9/30/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I will be continuing to speak in December and in the coming year in the cities below on my recently published book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth. I believe that we have little time to act to protect the nature …

Preventing More Climate Impacts in the United States

7/29/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

(As published in National Wildlife magazine, Aug/Sept. 2009) Long recorded in numerous science journals that are accessible only to a few, the fast-emerging impacts of climate change in the United States are now clear. Physical evidence is now overwhelming and …