Big report out yesterday from an expert panel at the National Academy of Sciences. It’s calling for an early warning system to alert us to abrupt climate change–the collapse of an ice sheet, for instance, that would rapidly–as in days–raise world sea levels ten to thirteen feet. If that doesn’t give you a chill, nothing […]
Carry the Flame
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Gutsy...With references to ecological despoliation and oil as a precious commodity, Jaros's novel has a noticeable Mad Max vibe, replete with quirky characters and nonstop action. Tense, terse prose suits the setting and carries the story nimbly along."
Burn Down the Sky
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An intense, amazing, post-apocalyptic tale of unleashed terror and undying hope. This is gifted writing, and a superb, brilliant thriller."
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Nykanen has published his two most recent books under his pen name, James Jaros
Nykanen is a four-time Emmy and Edgar-winning journalist, and acclaimed author of extraordinarily tense literary thrillers that feature protagonists who find themselves pushed to the absolute extremes of behaviour and imagination.
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Postings from the Post Apocalypse:
And so what? Another UN climate change conference finished on a note that should surely hemorrhage any remaining sense of hope that substantive reductions in greenhouse gases will take place in the foreseeable future. After hundreds of environmentalists walked out near the end of the conference because they saw how futile the whole process had […]
The first week of the UN’s conference on climate change was filled with fury. Envoys from developing nations lashed out at the economic superpowers for failing to deliver promised aid to help their countries adapt to the hastening impacts of the warming. The angry delegates have ample reason for rage. Remember 2009, Copenhagen, when President […]