Earth Day is Monday. Mother Earth has endured a lot over the millennia. The adverse impact that our civilization is having upon the planet in the form of accelerating climate change is becoming more clear with each passing year. Ancient glaciers are receding. The ice caps diminish. Ocean levels are rising along with average temperatures.
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THIS WEEK’S BOOK
“A Sand County Almanac and Other Writings” by Aldo Leopold (The Library of America, 960 pages, $35), edited by Curt Meine