Thinking Out Loud: Book Review “Learning to Die in the Anthropocene”


In Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization, author Roy Scranton offers an eloquent, thoughtful, and sobering assessment of life in the Anthropocene.

“We cannot escape our fate. Our future will depend on our ability to confront it not with panic, outrage, or denial but with patience, reflection, and love.”

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Thomas Schueneman
Thomas Schueneman
Tom is the founder and managing editor of and the PlanetWatch Group. His work appears in Triple Pundit, Slate, Cleantechnia, Planetsave, Earth911, and several other sustainability-focused publications. Tom is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists.

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