By Kim Stanley Robinson
greater than a decade in the past, bestselling writer Kim Stanley Robinson started a groundbreaking sequence of near-future eco-thrillers—Forty indicators of Rain, Fifty levels under, and Sixty Days and Counting—that grew more and more pressing and important as international warming persisted unchecked. Now, condensed into one quantity and up to date with the newest learn, this sweeping trilogy earnings new existence as Green Earth, a chillingly reasonable novel that plunges readers into nice floods, a latest Ice Age, and the political struggle for all our lives.
The Arctic ice pack averaged thirty toes thick in midwinter while it was once first measured within the Nineteen Fifties. through the top of the century it used to be right down to fifteen. One August the ice broke. the following yr the breakup began in July. The 3rd 12 months it all started in might. That used to be final year.
It’s a muggy summer time in Washington, D.C., as Senate environmental staffer Charlie Quibler and his scientist spouse, Anna, paintings to name recognition to the transforming into main issue of worldwide warming. yet as they struggle to align the extreme march of contemporary expertise with the impressive forces of nature, destiny places an strange twist on their efforts—one that would pit technology opposed to politics within the center of the arriving storm.
Praise for the technology within the Capital trilogy
“Perhaps it’s no accident that certainly one of our such a lot visionary tough sci-fi writers is usually a profoundly stable nature writer—all the higher to inform us what it truly is we need to lose.”—Los Angeles Times
“An unforgettable demonstration of what can get it wrong while an ecological stability is upset.”—The manhattan instances booklet Review
“Absorbing and convincing.”—Nature
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