Building mansions up to the edges of coastlines, disrupting the deserts for oil; short-term human goals consistently come up against the obvious and ongoing effects of climate change. In their new books, journalist Nathaniel Rich (Losing Earth) and Pulitzer Prize-winner Gilbert Gaul (The Geography of Risk) examine human hubris in the face of our environment’s increasingly drastic cries for help–and its threats if our behavior doesn’t change.
- Moderator: Juli Berwald
- Book Signing: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Texas Monthly TBF Book Signing Tent
- Cirrus Logic STEM Track
Gilbert M. Gaul, Nathaniel Rich, The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America’s Coasts, Losing Earth: A Recent History