environment

Books

Field Notes from a Catastrophe

The year 1998 had the highest average global temperature on record, 2002 had the second highest, 2001 was third and 2004 ranked fourth.
Books

De-creation

If there is one sure curse in this world, it’s mineral wealth. Is there gold or diamonds or oil beneath the surface of your land? Then count on poverty, gross inequality and autocracy above. Of all the possibilities, coal is the worst, dirty in every way. When it’s burned, it fills the air with carbon, powering the global warming now unhinging the planet. But before that silent tragedy can take place, there’s a noisy horror—the kaboom of exploding mountains across the southern Appalachians.