Changing Everything Changes Nothing

ISBN 978-1846145056. “This Changes Everything – Capitalism vs Climate” by Naomi Klein was published by Allen Lane in 2014. Klein has dazzled us with two of the most significant books every written about world affairs in the last two decades: … Continue reading

Future Perfect

It is said that the future is already here! It just isn’t distributed evenly. Forecasting is a mug’s game. I admit it, I once delivered my own vision of the future in a talk called “The History of High Wycombe 2000 to 2100″. It … Continue reading

An Orwell for the 21st Century

ISBN 978-1-62007-538-8 (Kindle edition). “Zero Point – The Unravelling Trilogy – Book One” by Nafeez Ahmed was published by Curiosity Quills in 2014. Recently we crossed new ground as we reviewed our first work of science fiction here at Post … Continue reading

“The Collapse of Western Civilization” by Naomi Oreskes & Erik M. Conway

ISBN 978-0-231-53795-7 (ebook). “The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future” by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway was published by Columbia University Press in 2014. [Like our review of John Michael Greer’s “After Oil” this sees us examining a work … Continue reading

Requiem for a time of Plenty: “After Oil” by John Michael Geer et al

“After Oil: SF Visions of a Post-Petroleum World” is a collection of science fiction short stories book-ended by John Michael Greer and published by Founders House Publishing in 2012. This is a bit of a first for us as this … Continue reading

“The Way Out” by L. Hunter Lovins & Boyd Cohen

ISBN 978-0-8090-3469-7. “The Way Out – Kick-starting Capitalism to Save our Economic Ass” by L. Hunter Lovins and Boyd Cohen was published by Hill & Wang in 2012 (from the original published as “Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Age of … Continue reading