In this excerpt from The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption, author Dahr Jamail explains how he learned to process the heartbreaking truth of inevitable climate destruction and the possibility of mass extinction. Read the excerpt here.
NPR’s Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with journalist Dahr Jamail about his new book, “The End of Ice,” on climate change and its consequences to nature and humans. Listen to the interview here.
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.” Read the review here.
I’ve never shared the widespread interest in hope or despair. We have a moral responsibility to do what needs doing. What more has to be said? But the work of the doctor/narrator in Albert Camus’ The Plague, which I’ve referred people to as a model is not quite right — or at least could be misleading.
Dahr Jamail, staff writer at Truthout, has been writing about the global emergency of climate change for nearly a decade. In his new book, The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Destruction, which is being released today, Jamail shares his firsthand accounts of returning to beloved spaces in the
Proclaiming that the end is nigh has now become the labor of the very opposite of a deluded religious devotee. And the question framed by Robert Frost of whether the world will end in fire or ice is no longer in dispute. The world will soon end in fire, possibly the fire of the Pentagon’s
Dahr Jamail, a TomDispatch regular, reported strikingly from Iraq in the years after the 2003 American invasion of that country. Since then, he’s refocused the skills he learned as a war reporter on covering a fossil-fuelized war against the planet (and humanity itself). It goes by the mild name of climate change or global warming and, while a Trump
Published on Truthout, 8 January 2019. The Bureau of Land Management has confirmed that it is moving forward with public meetings to rework management plans for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, despite many other Interior Department activities remaining frozen, according to Alaska Public Media. The Trump administration is thus ensuring that many other employees
Published on Truthout, 4 January 2019. Some up-close and personal accounts of how people are experiencing climate change in the US and abroad. Read the full story on Truthout.
Published on Truthout, 27 December 2018. From an insect apocalypse to a failing global food system, 2018 was a year of record-breaking tragedies. Read the full story on Truthout.