“The Sixth Extinction”: A Conversation with Elizabeth Kolbert
The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) will host a conversation with journalist Elizabeth Kolbert, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History,” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in McCosh Hall, Room 50. Kolbert is speaking as part of the PEI Taplin Environmental Lecture Series. A public reception and book signing in the Prospect House Garden Room will follow.
Kolbert, t — author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History” — will discuss the human-driven loss of species with Princeton’s Stephen Pacala, the Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and past director of PEI, and the future of a society without wild animals, plants and places. Kolbert is a staff writer for The New Yorker.