Mark Nykanen:


Nykanen is a four-time national Emmy and Edgar-winning environmental journalist. He's an acclaimed author of extraordinarily tense literary thrillers that feature protagonists who find themselves pushed to the absolute extremes of behaviour and imagination.

"Nykanen is a master of knowing what scares us deep down…Words have power, and Nykanen knows their secrets."

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Postings from the Post Apocalypse:

Climate Change: Journalism & Advocacy

The British newspaper, The Guardian, has come under fire for launching a worldwide campaign to draw serious attention the perils of climate change. Who’s upset? Big Oil? Big Coal? If that’s what you’re thinking, you’re undoubtedly correct on both counts. But the potshots I’m referring to are coming from the journalism profession itself, those mandarins […]

Governor Jerry Brown: ’92 & Now

In 1992 Governor Jerry Brown ran for the Democratic nomination for President. I was living in a log home on a mountain ridge in Oregon, having left NBC News several years earlier to write novels. I listened to one of the first debates of that political season on NPR. Brown was up against a number […]

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