Keywords: climate change

The Human Age

The Human Age


Diane Ackerman

ISBN: 9780393240740
Year of publication: 2014

Diane Ackerman THE HUMAN AGE THE WORLD SHAPED BY US PART I WELCOME TO THE ANTHROPOCENE Apps for Apes On a blue-sky day at the Toronto zoo, flocks of children squired by teachers and parents mingle excitedly between exhibits. Some kids pull out cell phones and send texts or snap pictures with the easy camaraderie of wired life. Clustered noisily along a large domed habitat thats been designed to look like a multistoried Indonesian forest complete with tree nests and meandering stream, they watch ...

Keywords: Environmental Science Global Warming and Climate Change Natural History Science
Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe


Noam Chomksy
Laray Polk

ISBN: 9781609804541
Year of publication: 2013

Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk NUCLEAR WAR AND ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE Preface If humans choose to work to minimize the existential threats of our time, perhaps the most improbable aspect of remedy is that we will accept modalities based on collaboration and creative adaptation, rather than perpetual combat and domination.1 It is a stark fact that present and future economies are predicated on a finite energy resource: carbon-based fuels.2 Consensual science on climate change presents another ...

Keywords: agriculture climate change conversation NWFZ species Survival weapon
The Grasshopper

The Grasshopper


Sasha JM

ISBN: 9789612768416
Year of publication: 2013

Sasha J.M. THE GRASSHOPPER To the victims Part I: Eve Chapter 1 The Grasshopper, wearing a black uniform without any insignia, tall and slim, with a long narrow face, fair hair neatly combed back with gel revealing his tall forehead, watched with the perpetually serious and contemplative gaze of his gray-green eyes, as the body of the president of Earth fell onto the medallion that was woven into the middle of the oriental rug, in fine, regular knots in the color of old gold. Blood seeped in a ...

Keywords: climate change dystopia