In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nuclear proliferation
JARED DIAMOND is a professor of geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. He started out working in electrophysiology and became a professor of physiology at UCLA medical school in 1968. After developing a second career in ornithology and ecology, he then moved on to environmental history in the 1980s.
His bestselling books Guns, Germs, and Steel (for which he won the Pulitzer prize) and Collapse are works of comparative history, studying societies side …
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