Elizabeth Kolbert

Elizabeth Kolbert

I traveled really to amazing places. I went to the Great Barrier Reef, I went to the Amazon, I went to the Andes, to try to bring people stories of sort of what's going on out in the world and bring this issue alive, in a way, and put it out there.More Elizabeth Kolbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's this idea of shifting baselines. It was coined by a guy named Jeremy Jackson. It's the idea that every generation takes what it sees, and says, "Okay, well, that's the norm."More Elizabeth Kolbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If in your lifetime you watch a species go extinct, or plummet almost to the point of extinction, that is a sign that something really serious is going on.More Elizabeth Kolbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What's the use of having developed a science well enough to make predictions if, in the end, all we're willing to do is stand around and wait for them to come true?More Elizabeth Kolbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As best as can be determined, the world is now warmer than it has been at any point in the last two millennia, and, if current trends continue, by the end of the century it will likely be hotter than at any point in the last two million years.More Elizabeth Kolbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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