“How the World Works” by Noam Chomsky

ISBN 978-0-241-14538-8. “How The World Works” was compiled from interviews with Noam Chomsky by David Barsamian, edited by Arthur Naiman with some extra material by Noam Chomsky (published by Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Books 2011). This is yet another compilation of material that originates … Continue reading

“The Village Against the World” by Dan Hancox

ISBN-13: 978-1-78168-130-5. “The Village Against the World” by Dan Hancox was published by Verso in 2013. I saw this in a bookshop shortly after publication and it intrigued me. Something about it immediately said “Transition” & “Totnes”, although it is … Continue reading

“The Energy of Nations” by Jeremy Leggett

ISBN 13: 978-0-415-85782-6. The Energy of Nations – Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance” by Jeremy Leggett was published in 2014 by Routledge. Remarkably this is the first of Jeremy’s books we have reviewed although the likes of “Carbon … Continue reading

“Climate Change Denial” by Haydn Washington & John Cook

ISBN 978-1-84971-336-8. “Climate Change Denial – Heads in the Sand” by Haydn Washington & John Cook was published in 2011 by Earthscan. 2011 seems a lifetime ago. The book was written around the time of the Copenhagen Climate Change conference. Yet this remains … Continue reading