The World Bank released a report yesterday saying that global warming of 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 F) may well be reached within twenty to thirty years, leading to–listen up–what the WB says may be “unavoidable” sea levels rises of twenty inches. Who gets hammered most under this likely scenario? All of us, is easy answer, [...]
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."
New York Times bestselling author of Category 7
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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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:
The bee story crops up (no pun intended) continually as pesticide companies continue to deny any link to Colony Collapse Disorder while beekeepers and farmers decry the looming menace to our meals. So I keep an eye out for the bee stories. This morning I’m going to send you to Grist (link to follow) for [...]
That’s what it looks like for the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline that would carry bitumen coal in a chemical slurry from the tarsands of Alberta to the coast of British Columbia. The pipeline has been heavily promoted by Prime Minister Stephen Harper as an alternative to the Keystone XL pipeline that would ferry the tarsands [...]