The End of Ice is a really serious book about climate disruption. The author travels around and interviews people who are affected by climate change first hand. The book begins with some personal experiences of the author, and then goes on exploring different parts of the world, for example the Arctic circle and the Amazon forest/5.
Jul 18, · As he describes in the book, citing research from NASA, the island has been losing billion tons of ice every year, which is double the rate of loss it was experiencing only 15 years ago. Jan 18, · The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption is written from the same consciousness that led him to write Beyond the Green Zone Dispatches From An Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq and The Will To Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A meticulously researched document on the specifics and causes of Anthropocene Author: Deena Metzger. Sep 29, · This well-researched, passionate book is about the end of more than ice—Jamail takes us into the oceans and into the forests as well—and the tapestry of the author’s firsthand experiences woven among interviews with experts, from international scientists to local leaders, reveals a planet facing unprecedented challenges. The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption The hopelessness this book engenders makes its intended audience and scope of readership unclear.
“In a sane world The End of Ice would be the end of lame excuses that climate change is too abstract to get worked up about. From the Arctic to the Amazon, from doomed Miami to the Great Barrier Reef, Dahr Jamail brings every frontier in our ongoing calamity into close focus. Jan 15, · Like no other book, The End of Ice offers a firsthand chronicle—including photographs throughout of Jamail on his journey across the world—of the catastrophic reality of our situation and the incalculable necessity of relishing this vulnerable, fragile planet while.
Feb 13, · Book review – The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future 7-minute read Like Antarctica, Greenland is one of those places that exerts an irresistible pull on my imagination.
Jun 11, · “ The Ice at the End of the World is a masterpiece of reportage and storytelling. What Gertner has found on Greenland’s remote glaciers is a harrowing tale of extremity and survival, as well as a harbinger of our own precarious future here on earth/5(58). Jun 11, · “Deeply engrossing and enlightening” —Booklist (starred review) “ The Ice at the End of the World is a masterpiece of reportage and storytelling. What Gertner has found on Greenland’s remote glaciers is a harrowing tale of extremity and survival, as well as a harbinger of our own precarious future here on earth/5(55).
Jul 03, · In his engrossing new book, “The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future,” Jon Gertner follows the stories of the explorers and. Apr 30, · · Rating details · 9 ratings · 1 review The End of the Ice Age brings together twelve tales of hardscrabble characters circling in their lonely orbits.
These are stories of unfulfilled expectations, infidelities and small though ultimately meaningful victories that /5. The End of Ice: a review. Subtitled ‘bearing witness and finding meaning in the path of climate disruption’ The End of Ice by Dahr Jamail (The New Press, )* is another of the many climate change publications appearing on a regular basis.
The fly-leaf blurb described the work as a “passionate, emotional ode to the wonders of our dying. Jan 19, · Book Review: The End of Ice by Dahr Jamail January 19, / By Dahr Jamail Deena Metzger calls Dahr Jamail’s new book a record of “the terrible knowledge, moral anguish, and great love of a journalist who embeds himself in the physical reality that the natural world is suffering.”.
Jun 11, · In his new book “The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future” (Random House, pp., ★★★½ out of. Mar 01, · Dahr Jamail is an adventurer and journalist. His book, The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption, is both objective and deeply personal.
Jamail has spent plenty of time exploring various parts of our world’s outdoors, as well as reporting in war-torn regions. Aug 21, · A Farewell to Ice by Peter Wadhams review – climate change writ large The warning this book gives us about the consequences of the loss of the.
Jun 22, · – Review by Phil Chadwick, Meteorologist and Eco-Artist – By Jon Gertner, Published by Penguin Random House, Hardcover, pages, ISBN$ (USD) You can’t make this stuff up!
In fact, hard data and science might be the best things to really believe. “The Ice at the End of the World” is a terrific read. Historians. Jan 29, · Subsequently, I decided to order the book by Dahr Jamail, it arrived a week ago and I ended up finishing it last Saturday.
I was minded to publish a review of the book, and here it is: The End of Ice by Dahr Jamail. This is a book that I wished I had not read. Yet, this is a book that once started I wanted to finish, and finish quickly. Jun 09, · A cursory scan showed that it had promise, so into the queue it went. I will tell you now that no sooner had I finished this book than a second book of remarkably similar flavor showed up.
Consequently, this will be a three part review, consisting of a look at each book. —The New York Times Book Review.
Greenland is a remote, mysterious island—five times the size of California, but with a population of just 56, The ice sheet that covers it is miles wide and 1, miles long; it is composed of nearly three quadrillion tons of ice. Jul 14, · Praise “Penetrating and engrossing a captivating, essential book to add to the necessarily burgeoning literature on global warming.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Deeply engrossing and enlightening”—Booklist (starred review) “The Ice at the End of the World is a masterpiece of reportage and xn--80ahmeqiirq1c.xn--p1ai Gertner has found on Greenland’s remote glaciers is a.
Feb 24, · Book Review: The End of Ice, Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the path of Climate Disruption, by Dahr Jamail.
February 24, by Mountainstroh (Tony), posted in Books, Nature. Fair warning folks, this not my normal book review. I generally do cycling books, with a few exceptions. This one though, is without a doubt, the BEST book I have. Jan 16, · The End of Ice is of course not the first such urgent dispatch not even the hundredth, and these books don’t have happy news to report. Species are dying at unprecedented rates; each consecutive year ranks as one of the hottest years ever recorded; super-storms are increasingly common in the news and increasingly devastating in their impacts.
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If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Dec 01, · Book Review: The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption by Mike Nash - Caledonia Ramblers December 1, December 5, This is an important but profoundly disturbing work written by a west. Jun 11, · The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon Gertner has an overall rating of Rave based on 11 book reviews.4/4(11).
Jan 16, · Author- Dhar Jamail Title- The End of the ice Publisher- The new press eARC#netgalley#books#nonfiction#newrelease My Rating- 4/5 🍩🍩🍩🍩. This book by a journalist who has worked in Iraq and has deep longing and concern for our nature Book is enjoyable, pierecing, accurate, detailed and contemporary.
Author covers all facets of our. Mar 18, · Book Review. Today’s Paper isn’t an activity for the faint-hearted, and anyone who has managed, as Dan Simmons has, to generate two dozen books (in. Jan 08, · This is an edited extract from The End of Ice by Dahr Jamail, which will be published by The New Press on 15 January • Follow the Long Read on Twitter at @gdnlongread.
Find book reviews, essays, best-seller lists and news from The New York Times Book Review. Sep 08, · Book Review: “The Ice At The End Of The World” by Jon Gertner. September 8, robertmcgrath 8 Comments. The Ice At The End Of The World by Jon Gertner. Greenland is melting. It’s melting so fast that I might actually live to see the last ice there, along with the 5+ meter rise in sea level.
The past, present, and future of the ice clock on the world’s largest island. Journalist Gertner (The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation, ) made six trips to Greenland to research this penetrating and engrossing xn--80ahmeqiirq1c.xn--p1ai Greenland ice sheet, two miles deep in some places, is “composed of nearly three quadrillion tons of ice.”.
The End of Ice is an easy, informative listen or read about climate change that focuses on impacts already manifest, already recorded and measured, the stories of persons now living and the stories about lives already claimed. Jan 31, · --Kirkus Reviews "In a sane world The End of Ice would be the end of lame excuses that climate change is too abstract to get worked up about.
From the Arctic to the Amazon, from doomed Miami to the Great Barrier Reef, Dahr Jamail brings every frontier in our ongoing calamity into close focus. The losses are tangible. And so is the grief. Kate Granger, the heroine of this well-crafted supernatural thriller from Webb (The Vanishing), retreats to her childhood home on Lake Superior after discovering that her husband has been unf.
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As we observe up-close in Dahr Jamail’s new book The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption, great masses of ice are melting away. The Ice at the End of the World is a history of the exploration of Greenland’s massive ice sheet and the scientific research conducted there. There are many articles and books about climate change and rising sea levels linked to the melting ice of Greenland, but Jon Gertner takes a different approach.5/5(1).
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From the Arctic to the Amazon, from doomed Miami to the Great Barrier Reef, Dahr Jamail brings every frontier in our ongoing calamity into close focus. The losses are tangible. Humans at the End of the Ice Age chronicles and explores the significance of the variety of cultural responses to the global environmental changes at the last glacial-interglacial boundary.
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Melting glaciers will impact oceanic levels, these added volumes threatening low lying coastal regions and islands.