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Book review: Eaarth

Written By: - Date published: 9:59 am, May 28th, 2017 - 3 comments

Last Sunday I recycled an old book review. Here’s another one from the vaults, “Eaarth”, by Bill McKibben (of 350.org). It doesn’t pull any punches.

Book review: Here on Earth – An Argument for Hope

Written By: - Date published: 10:01 am, May 21st, 2017 - 11 comments

A brief review of Here on Earth: An Argument for Hope, by Tim Flannery. An argument for hope is exactly what we need, but does Flannery make the case?

Eaarth

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, April 26th, 2011 - 46 comments

I recently finished “Eaarth” by Bill McKibben (of 350.org), a book about the effect of climate change on the planet and how we should be preparing for the future.  Comprehensively researched and brutally honest, Eaarth is a smack in the emotional solar plexus.  Everyone should read it.

An argument for hope?

Written By: - Date published: 6:03 am, January 31st, 2011 - 22 comments

It’s crunch time for humanity and for our current way of life.  Ever since the failure of the Copenhagen summit on climate change I have been less than optimistic about the outcome.  So the Christmas break was a good time to read Here on Earth: An Argument for Hope by Tim Flannery. An argument for hope was exactly what I was looking for…

Book review of the insane

Written By: - Date published: 12:37 pm, May 3rd, 2009 - 49 comments

Robinsod is no longer here to do the book reviews of Wishart‘s latest insights into the world of the paranoid. As he said before pronouncing his severe disappointment with Wishart in his last book.. I had high hopes for Absolute Power, I really did. If Faulkner taught us anything with The Sound and the Fury […]

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