Book Review: Don't Even Think About It, by George Marshall

Don’t Even Think About It – Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change, by George Marshall, link to the Kindle edition. This review is in the “Global Warming Fiction” section, though it is not fiction. But I recommend reading it for anyone writing global warming fiction. And anyone concerned about how to improve … [Read more…]

Book Review: Superintelligence

By Oxford professor Nick Bostrom. Link to Amazon Kindle edition. This book has its own Wikipedia page. I read it because Elon Musk recommended it in this Tweet. The main argument, as far as I understand it: Artificial intelligence may improve to levels far exceeding those of human intelligence. This may happen very fast, in … [Read more…]

Book Review: Origin Mystery Series by A.G. Riddle

This is a series of three books. The Atlantis Gene, The Atlantis Plague, and The Atlantis World. They are science fiction, involving different alien worlds, and deal with climate change only in passing. However, those few climate change references were rather interesting. I learned from this series that the most severe short-term climate change event … [Read more…]

Book Review: The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future

By Naomi Oreskes and Eric M. Conway. I bought the Kindle version because of this review by Joe Romm at Climate Progress. I am not quite sure if this is fiction or not. The basic premise is that in 2393 Chinese historians look back at how global warming has played out and why humanity was not … [Read more…]