NPR’s Living on Earth is running a segment on Forecast this week that we recorded back in January. I talk a bit about Darfur and a bit about wine.
GlobalPost.com published excerpts of Forecast this weekend
The first reviews of Forecast have been . . . . . very complimentary!
Fred Pearce, writing in Orion Magazine says
Well worth the carbon footprint of its publication … The most perceptive [book] so far about [climate change’s] growing place in our daily lives, our iconography, and, sometimes, our paranoias.
Read the whole thing here.
Stephan Faris’s Forecast is a journalistic take on global warming, the kind of book I might have liked to write myself with a better travel budget. It’s colorful, writerly, dispatched from the front lines. The key theme: In less stable parts of the world, global warming is the straw that breaks the camel’s back. It can tip fragile societies over the edge. And that’s already happening.
My book Forecast: The Consequences of Climate Change, from the Amazon to the Arctic, from Darfur to Napa Valleyis on sale starting today.