A New Dark Ages

Is science and reason declining? Is ignorance spreading at the cost of the enlightenment? Is this drift of acceptable-political-dialogue to the right, killing science? Is conservatism destroying rational, evidence-based thinking?┬áIn short, are we losing our grip on reality? If so, … 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

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

“Educating for Hope in Troubled Times” by David Hickman

ISBN 978-1-85856-553-8. “Educating for Hope in Troubled Times – Climate change and the transition to a post-carbon future” was written by David Hicks and published by the Institute for Education Press in 2014. This represents the first time we have … Continue reading

“Snake Oil” by Richard Heinberg

ISBN-13: 978-0976751090. “Snake Oil – How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future” by Richard Heinberg was published by the Post Carbon Institute in 2013. Heinberg is now the author of ten books of which we have reviewed seven … 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