“Long Emergency”

long emergencyAuthor and social critic James Howard Kunstler will present “The Long Emergency” on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Kunstler’s best-selling book, The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of the Oil Age, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-first Century, explored the sweeping economic, political and social challenges that will result from the end of access to cheap fossil fuels. He followed that book with Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology, and the Fate of the Nation. His other non-fiction works are The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America’s Man-made Landscape, Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the Twenty-First Century and The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition. Kunstler also writes for The Atlantic, Slate, Rolling Stone, and The New York Times Sunday Magazine, among other publications. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series.

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