Tag: climate change
Carson wrote for a wide audience, drawing from sciences and making the message clear and universally applicable: if we keep spreading DDT and other toxins, the birds will stop singing and come springtime all we will hear is silence. The book is not fiction but fact, so a short excerpt works well as a compliment…
When the inhabitants of earth run out of trees, they colonize the planet Athshe, dispossessing the small, green, furry humanoids who live there and harvesting the wood from their forests.
This novel imagines that the Monarch butterflies’ annual spring migration to Mexico is disrupted by climate change in an event that forever changes the life of the main character, Dellarobia Turnbow.