Politics

#CyberMonday Sale on Goodbye Miami!

Goodbye Miami will be on sale on Cyber Monday! Pick up a copy of my climate fiction (cli-fi) novel, Goodbye Miami, on Monday, November 27 for just $1.99. (Regular Price: $3.99.)

Posted in Books, Cli-Fi, Climate, Global Warming, Goodbye Miami, Politics, sci-fi, Sea Level Rise, Southern Illinois, Treesong's Books

Support Climate Action at COP23 and Beyond

"Kids Want Climate Justice" by Lorie Shaull [caption id="attachment_1334" align="alignleft" width="300"]"Kids Want Climate Justice" by Lorie Shaull Photo by Lorie Shaull[/caption]

Representatives of the world’s nations are meeting in Bonn, Germany on November 6-11, 2017 for the 23rd annual “Conference of the Parties” (COP) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). This annual conference is an opportunity for all of the participating nations to discuss their collective response to the global crisis of anthropogenic (human-caused) global warming.

As government and industry representative gather in Bonn for COP23, now is a good time for those of us who aren’t endowed with great political power or vast material wealth to reflect on the climate crisis and talk to each other about what we’re going to do about it.

Posted in Climate, Climate Justice, COP23, Global Warming, Paris Agreement, Politics, Solar, UNFCCC

Book Review: New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson

New York 2140 is an ambitious novel about what New York City will be like in the year 2140 if human-caused global warming continues unchecked. If you’re interested in New York, global warming, science fiction, political fiction, or all of the above, I strongly recommend that you read this novel.

Posted in Book Reviews, Cli-Fi, Climate, Dystopian, Global Warming, Politics, sci-fi, Sea Level Rise, Speculative Fiction, utopian

Three Horrifying Realizations About The Handmaid’s Tale

I don’t normally write reviews of TV shows. But since The Handmaid’s Tale is based on a book, and the book and show are both profoundly insightful and disturbing commentaries on patriarchy and misogyny, I’ve decided to write a review.

Really, it’s more of a commentary that evolved from my effort to write a review. Because after watching The Handmaid’s Tale, I was so moved by its message that I had to do something.

Posted in Book Reviews, Politics, Southern Illinois, Speculative Fiction
My name is Treesong. I'm a father, author, talk radio host, and Real Life Superhero. I live in Carbondale, Southern Illinois. I write novels, short stories, and poetry, mostly about the climate.

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