Articles by Alan Weisman

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Burning Down the House
Alan Weisman | New York Review of Books – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Aug 2019

August 15, 2019 Issue – Environmental writers today have a twofold problem. First, how to overcome readers’ resistance to ever-worsening truths, especially when climate-change denial has turned into a political credo and a highly profitable industry with its own television network. Second, in view of the breathless pace of new discoveries, publishing can barely keep up. I’m not the only writer to wonder whether books are still an appropriate medium to convey the frightening speed of environmental upheaval.

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