Hi! My name is Treesong.
I’m a father, husband, author, talk radio host, and Real-Life Superhero. I write fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, mostly about climate change. I also review, recommend, and sell other people’s books about climate change, superheroes, and beyond.
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Most Recent Blog Posts
- Check out my Climate Change Books survey
Do you like reading books about climate change? If so, you’re in luck! I’m developing a whole new website that I hope you’ll enjoy.
Climate Change Books is an online book catalog and book blog with a focus on climate change books. This includes climate fiction, climate nonfiction, climate poetry, and everything in between.
I’m pleased to announce that I’ve completed my “first draft” of the site! I still have to add a lot of reading lists, reviews, and so on. But it has all of the basics you’ll need to get a sense of what the site is and how readers like you would use it. All that’s left is to get some feedback on the site design and content before I make any more changes or do any promotions.
That’s where you come in. I’m looking for people who are willing to look at the site and fill out a short Google form survey.
- Energy Sovereignty, Security, and Democracy in Carbondale, Illinois
On Tuesday, May 23, the City Council of Carbondale, Illinois heard a promising presentation about “Energy Sovereignty, Security, and Democracy” at a regular City Council meeting at the Carbondale Civic Center.
The full title of the presentation was “Community GHG [Greenhouse Gas] Inventory Baseline 2019 and Energy Sovereignty, Security, and Democracy.”
- Keep the buffer and run Coalition Life out of town
On May 16, an anti-choice organization called Coalition Life announced that it’s filing a lawsuit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of a Carbondale ordinance that prohibits protestors from approaching people within 100 feet of a medical clinic.
The article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has a good overview of the basics of the situation. Since I live in Carbondale and can’t stand what Coalition Life is doing in our community, I’m here to add a few important points of information and share my commentary on the matter.
- Film Review: How to Blow Up a Pipeline
How far are you willing to go to stop the fossil fuel industry from poisoning local communities and disrupting the climate of our entire planet?
That’s the premise of a new independent film called How to Blow Up a Pipeline.
- Book Review: How To Blow Up A Pipeline
In honor of the release of the film How to Blow Up a Pipeline, I decided to review the nonfiction book of the same name that inspired the film.
I’m glad that I did.
Despite its provocative title, How to Blow Up a Pipeline by Andreas Malm isn’t a how-to manual for aspiring saboteurs. It’s a thought-provoking exploration of the history, ethicality, and strategic considerations of a broad range of violent and nonviolent tactics of resistance to systems of oppression, particularly the fossil fuel industry.