Sunday, December 29, 2013

Alan Weisman to Discuss Population Growth at Cary Institute

Posted By on Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 4:00 AM

Every four-and-a-half days, we add a million people to the planet. In Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope For a Future on Earth the follow-up to his bestsellingThe World Without Us, Alan Weisman explores the fastest, most practical and affordable ways of balancing population growth with the health of our planet. It details Weisman’s travels to more than 21 countries to interview scientists, public health experts, and religious leaders.

On Friday, January 10 at 7 p.m. investigative journalist Alan Weisman, author of the bestselling The World Without Us, will give a special presentation at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

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