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From its first line – “It is, worse, much worse, than you think” – Wallace-Wells’ urgent, unapologetic wake-up pulls no punches. Published in 2019, it maps out how humankind’s current trajectory will lead to a seismic shift in politics, culture, and history itself unless we dismantle our delusion of invincibility and begin to embrace our own agency and harness the transformative power of collective action. Because as Wallace-Wells reminds us, the stakes could not be higher: “If we emit carbon dioxide at anything like current rates for the next two decades, the game is over.”

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