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  • Title: Our Angry Earth: A Ticking Ecological Bomb
  • Author: Isaac Asimov Frederik Pohl Joe Curcio
  • ISBN: 9780312852528
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Can we save the Earth Two of our leading futurists say yes and offer a solid recipe for planetwide common sense Our Angry Earth tells us how we must each change our lives, expertly sums up scientific thought on pollution, and outlines a plan for a greener, hospitable and healthier world Illustrated.
    Isaac Asimov Frederik Pohl Joe Curcio
    Isaac Asimov was a Russian born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.Professor Asimov is generally considered one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the 100s category of Philosophy.Asimov is widely considered a master of the science fiction genre and, along with Robert A Heinlein and Arthur C Clarke, was considered one of the Big Three science fiction writers during his lifetime Asimov s most famous work is the Foundation Series his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series, both of which he later tied into the same fictional universe as the Foundation Series to create a unified future history for his stories much like those pioneered by Robert A Heinlein and previously produced by Cordwainer Smith and Poul Anderson He penned numerous short stories, among them Nightfall , which in 1964 was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America the best short science fiction story of all time, a title many still honor He also wrote mysteries and fantasy, as well as a great amount of nonfiction Asimov wrote the Lucky Starr series of juvenile science fiction novels using the pen name Paul French.Most of Asimov s popularized science books explain scientific concepts in a historical way, going as far back as possible to a time when the science in question was at its simplest stage He often provides nationalities, birth dates, and death dates for the scientists he mentions, as well as etymologies and pronunciation guides for technical terms Examples include his Guide to Science, the three volume set Understanding Physics, and Asimov s Chronology of Science and Discovery.Asimov was a long time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly he described some members of that organization as brain proud and aggressive about their IQs He took joy in being president of the American Humanist Association The asteroid 5020 Asimov, the magazine Asimov s Science Fiction, a Brooklyn, NY elementary school, and two different Isaac Asimov Awards are named in his honor Isaac Asimov 2007, November 29 In , The Free Encyclopedia Retrieved 21 50, November 29, 2007, from enpedia wiki Isaac_As


    The authors are listed as Frederik Pohl and Isaac Asimov. Another reviewer (on ) complained that the book's style is not Asimov's, and therefore not as entertaining as Isaac's usual writing. That is true, and it does appear that Pohl was probably the primary contributor as far as the written word is concerned. It is also true that this was Asimov's last non-fiction book, and at the time I believe he was quite ill; he died in 1992, the year following the book's publication. However, while the wri [...]

    A great introduction to all things related to understanding the need to save our planet. However, this was written in 1992, so some issues have been updated. I look forward to reading more of Asimov's work.

    I normally think of sci-fi writers as leaning conservative (Heinlein, Card), probably because militarism and personal autonomy are common themes. But in this non-fiction work, written in 1991, Asimov and Pohl reveal a soft spot for dear old Mother Earth.Sci-fi writers are of course also known for thinking hard about the future. After a discussion about the hazards of prediction, they point out that one class of "future" events can be predicted quite accurately: those that have already begun to h [...]

    This was the first book on environmentalism that I ever read, and it scared the shit out of me. Apparently their predictions were wrong, but they explained concepts like global warming well enough that I could figure out what they were talking about at age 12.

    Brady Dale
    I read this book almost twenty years ago, but there are parts I still think about.

    Very well written informational material about mother Earth and ways we are killing it. My only question is if we had this kind of expert opinion and guideline 26 years ago why are we not on the right track. We have made some developments to solve ecological problems but lobbying for stagnation have really kept us making leap for (cleaner) future.

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