Advanced Praise for This Is the Way the World Ends
"With This is the Way the World Ends Jeff Nesbit has delivered an enlightening - and alarming - explanation of climate challenge as it exists today. Climate change is no far-off threat. It's impacting communities all over the world at this very moment, and we ignore the scientific reality at our own peril. The good news? As Nesbit underscores, disaster is not preordained. The global community can meet this moment ― and we must."
―Senator John Kerry, former Secretary of State and 2004 Democratic Party presidential nominee
"Combating climate change and its consequences is an urgent task because humanity needs to save not the planet but itself, declares former White House staffer Nesbit in this nonpartisan call-to-arms. This vital summary of dire facts offers no-nonsense proposals for a way forward."
“Like watching an accident unfold in slow motion, Jeff Nesbit reveals the dire future that could await all of us in This is the Way the World Ends. With every gripping turn of the page, you will pray he’s wrong, as you fear he's right.”
―Seth M. Siegel, New York Times bestselling author of Let There Be Water
"Jeff Nesbit is indispensable. Want to know what's happening now on climate change -- and how we can still shield our kids from climate chaos? Read Jeff's book."
―David Gelber, Emmy Award-winning producer for 60 Minutes
"In this series of harrowing dispatches, Jeff Nesbit takes readers to the front lines of climate change - the bleaching coral reefs, melting glaciers, and thirsty cities where the crisis in the planet’s ecosystems is glaringly apparent. Though most Americans are still relatively sheltered from these unfolding calamities, Nesbit argues that the transformation of these ecosystems and the human communities that depend on them are harbingers of a grim future for us all - unless we do something dramatic to slash carbon emissions. Luckily, Nesbit has some concrete and politically canny proposals for how to make this happen. Nesbit’s book is essential reading for everyone interested not just in environmental issues but in the looming global geopolitical clashes sparked by the climate crisis."
―Ashley J. Dawson, Princeton University
"If you care about the fate of the planet and the future of civilization, the book you are holding in your hands is essential reading."
―Justin Gillis, award-winning former New York Times journalist
"Few people understand the depth of the planet's vulnerabilities as well as Jeff Nesbit - he's uniquely placed to write a touchstone book for understanding the world we're daily creating."
―Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature
"If you only read one book on why Earth's changing climate system matters - right now - this is it. Read this book."
―David Kessler M.D., author of Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering and The End of Overeating
"A wide-ranging and lucid survey of climate change and its often-surprising global consequences. Ultimately, Nesbit challenges us to save not just our world but our humanity."
―Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club
“This is a must-read that lays out the clear and present dangers of climate change ― and what we must do to avoid global catastrophe."
―Rhea Suh, President of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Jude Asher first called on outside forces to change his destiny as a child. Now a wealthy entrepreneur with his star soaring, he's prepared to make his most daring bet ever to reach the pinnacle of earthly power. Jude's twin brother, Thomas, has chosen a different path as a reporter for The New York Times. As much as he's tried to cut himself off from his brother's trajectory, he finds himself drawn back in ... and troubled by the secret that only he knows. Surrounded by principalities and powers, each brother must choose their own path-for good or for evil.