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No immediate danger?

Rosalie Bertell

No immediate danger?

prognosis for a radioactive earth

by Rosalie Bertell

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Published by Women"s Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- Physiological effect.,
  • Radioactive pollution.,
  • Radioactivity -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRosalie Bertell.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 435 p. ;
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21440913M
    ISBN 100889610924

    He lives in Sacramento, California, with his wife and daughter. A: My previous book, "The Dying Grass," addressed the war between the Cavalry and Chief Joseph, and it was also the time when the buffalo were almost wiped out on the plains. His journalism and fiction have been published in The New Yorker, Harpers, Esquire, Granta, and many other publications. Vollmann is a novelist, journalist, war correspondent, short story writer, and essayist, born in in Los Angeles, California USA. Their ships got trapped in the ice, and they gradually went insane from lead poisoning. I've been proud to be that way, and it's kind of an American virtue.

    We lie to each other. It's actually quite fun. Could we have behaved any other way? The victims of these carbon ideologies are not only the species of fauna and flora that are going extinct, the fragile ecosystems that will collapse, and the future generations of humans who will have to subsist on insects. Those who seek to understand human nature, and themselves.

    I think it was PKD who said, "It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane. Nor have his six years of traveling the world, tabulating data, and interviewing experts changed his mind about any major aspect of the issue. Whatever Good Samaritan savings we can make by improving infrastructure or bicycling to work will be dwarfed by the billions who will leap onto the grid in the coming decades. Vollmann begins No Immediate Danger, the first volume of Carbon Ideologies, by examining and quantifying the many causes of climate change, from industrial manufacturing and agricultural practices to fossil fuel extraction, economic demand for electric power, and the justifiable yearning of people all over the world to live in comfort. His journalism and fiction have been published in The New Yorker, Harpers, Esquire, Granta, and many other publications.


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No immediate danger? book

VollmannIn his nonfiction, William T. I thought poor old Dolores would look a little better than she did, but she is really a very wrinkled old bag. A: Well, my daughter got a big kick out of it. He lives in Sacramento, California, with his wife and daughter.

Vollmann's magisterial reckoning with the most important issue of our time. We ignore the cost to the future because we are satisfied with our excesses of today.

Also, my sleeping bag didn't keep me as warm as it said it would. Synopsis: A timely, eye-opening book about climate change and energy generation that focuses on the consequences of nuclear power production, from award-winning author William T. Vollmann In his nonfiction, William T.

Vollmann imagines for himself the opposite: a murderously hostile reader who sneers at his arguments, ridicules his feeblemindedness, scorns his pathetic attempts at ingratiation. Not harldy begun, but perhaps, I'll just say this.

Carbon Ideologies is a chronicle of self-harm. No one person could. I have to accept that. Those who are sick of dishonesty crusading as optimism. I absolutely agree with some of the previous reviews that some of Vollmann's data in this book might be flawed, but THAT is part of the point of this book.

William T. Vollmann is looking into the future

Original work of sixty-six research workers from twelve countries is represented in this two-volume set. I'm going to tomorrow, always tomorrow review first The Primer - Not finished. The story of climate change hangs on human behavior, not geophysics. William T. The demand problem, the growth problem, the complexity problem, the cost-benefit problem, the industry problem, the political problem, the generational-delay problem, the denial problem—Vollmann scrupulously catalogs all the major unsolved problems that contribute to the colossus of climate change.

It was sad for me to read about, but at the same time, I didn't feel any urgency because the story was over. I won't be too disappointed if no one reads my book; but I would have been disappointed if I hadn't written the book.

William T. Vollmann has won acclaim as a singular voice tackling some of the most important issues of our age, from poverty to violence to the dark soul of American imperialism as it has played out on the U. You can't really blame a tree for wanting to grow taller and crowding out other trees.

No Immediate Danger : Volume One of Carbon Ideologies

They offer an inventory of principal fields of gerontological research, in advanced countries. But even if we know it probably won't help, it doesn't let us off the hook for not doing our best.Read "No Immediate Danger Volume One of Carbon Ideologies" by William T.

Vollmann available from Rakuten Kobo. **“The most honest book about climate change yet.” —The Atlantic “The Infinite Jest of climate books.” —The Baffler A ti Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Apr 03,  · William T. Vollmann published No Immediate Danger in April He was awarded and a finalist serveral times for his novels and non-fiction books.

Learn more about the author, his book, as well as ratings and reviews on the latter/5(46). Aug 06,  · NO IMMEDIATE DANGER Volume 1 of Carbon Ideologies By William T. Vollmann pp. Viking.

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$ NO GOOD ALTERNATIVE Volume 2 of Carbon Ideologies By William T. Vollmann pp. Viking. $ As one. NO IMMEDIATE DANGER.

William T. Vollmann. The author recounts multiple visits he made to the contaminated no-go zones and sad ghost towns of Fukushima after the tsunami and reactor meltdowns, measuring radiation and interviewing tsunami victims, nuclear evacuees, and anti-nuclear organizers, and pro-nuclear utility workers.

Fossil fuels and nuclear power pose equally apocalyptic threats, according to this fact-strewn, muddled opening volume of a massive two-volume cri de coeur on energy. Addressing an imagined reader of.

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