This Earth Day event is presented in partnership with High Meadows Environmental Institute.
About the book:
Drawing on his decades of field research and the latest science, Andrew H. Knoll delivers a rigorous yet accessible biography of Earth, charting our home planet's epic 4.6 billion-year story. Placing twenty first-century climate change in deep context, "A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters" is an indispensable look at where we’ve been and where we’re going.
About the Speakers:
Knoll is the Fisher Professor of Natural History at Harvard University. He is also the author of "Life on a Young Planet," for which he received the Phi Beta Kappa Book Award in Science.
Maloof is an associate professor in the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University. His research areas include Earth history and paleoclimate.
This program is part of Princeton Public Library's participation in Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, a pilot program of the American Library Association.