Elizabeth Kolbert – On the Fate of the Earth

A lecture on October 11th by Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction (2015 Pulitzer Prize winner):


Photo: Barry Goldstein

From The Fate of the Earth, a lecture series on produced by the Nation Institute and the New School which addresses topics “including environmentalism, nuclear disarmament, and peace but may include any important issue on which the future of humanity and other life on the Earth might depend”:

Elizabeth Kolbert is a staff writer for The New Yorker. Her most recent book, The Sixth Extinction, received the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction in 2015. She is also the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change and edited The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009. She is a two-time National Magazine Award winner, and has received a Heinz Award , a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a National Academies communications award. Kolbert is a visiting fellow at the Center for Environmental Studies at Williams College. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts.