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Bill McGuire

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Bill McGuire is an academic, activist, broadcaster, blogger and writer of popular science and speculative fiction. His non-fiction books include A Guide to the End of the World: Everything you Never Wanted to Know and Surviving Armageddon: Solutions for a Threatened Planet. His current books are Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanoes – ranked 5th in a Guardian list of the best ever eco books – and Global Catastrophes: a Very Short Introduction. His short stories have been published online and in anthologies. Bill is a Patron of Scientists for Global Responsibility and a Co-director of ther New Weather Institute.

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BREAKING NEWS

Coming in 2020 - Skyseed

Bill's long-awaited environmental thriller will be published by The Book Guild on September 28th.

Don't miss out. Pre-order from Amazon.co.uk from the end of June.

Hacking the Earth might be the last thing we ever do.

Geol Soc Resignation

After more than 40 years as a Fellow and former Member of Council, I have resigned from the Geological Society over its continued close relationship with fossil fuel companies. I strongly urge other Fellows of the GS - and members of all professional bodies and learned societies - to examine closely their links with those corporations responsible for global heating and climate breakdown, and to take appropriate action.

See here for more on this story.

extinction rebellion

Extinction Rebellion (XR) is a global social movement that seeks to drive radical change, through non-violent resistence, in order to avert climate breakdown and minimise the risk of ecological collapse and human extinction. If you care about our world, all life upon it and the future of your children and their children, then join up here.

Read Bill's Climate Bombshell Blog Posts on the XR Blog Website here.
Latest post: Extinction or business as usual? Hmm...that's a difficult choice

ARTICLES IN the press on......

Why we can't predict earthquakes in Science Focus magazine here

The perils and pitfalls of geoengineering in Hourglass News here

The Australian bushfires, in Science Focus magazine here

The White island volcanic explosion, New Zealand in Science Focus magazine here

The Venice floods in Prospect magazine here

Read Bill's Prospect magazine archive here

bill's short stories

Read Bill's latest short story 'The Shop' in Teleport magazine here

In the future, appearance is everything - absolutely everything. Listen to Bill's tale Template on Tall Tale TV here

READ BILL'S WEATHER BOMBS BLOG ON THE NEW WEATHER INSTITUTE WEBSITE

Latest blog post here: The floods still to come.

Read Bill's Weather Bombs archive here

NEW BOOK JUST OUT

Just published - KNOCK THREE TIMES: 28 MODERN FOLK TALES FOR A TROUBLED WORLD, co-edited by Andrew Simms and Bill McGuire.

Get your copy, for just £8.99, from The Real Press here

OPERATION NOAH

Operation Noah is a Christian charity working with the Church to inspire actioin on climate change.

Read Bill's latest blog post here: Fire and flood: fallout of a broken climate.

Read Bill's Operation Noah blog archive here

WAKING THE GIANT LISTED AS ONE OF THE BEST ECO BOOKS EVER

Award-winning environmental journalist and author, Fred Pearce, has ranked Waking the Giant at number five in his list of the best ever eco books. The citation observes: 'Just out, and dreadfully alarming. Bill McGuire, a distinguished geologist and brilliant science writer, charts how changing climate may trigger not just wild weather but also volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis. Perhaps it already is. The last time that ice caps were melting and sea levels were rising, geology was in overdrive. Faults shuddered, magma melted and mayhem followed. As McGuire persuasively shows, it could be kicking off again. This is science so scary that even the climate scientists widely dismissed as alarmists do not dare speak of it.' For the full list, go to:

Come and hear Bill McGuire speak

Bill's talks in 2020 - coming soon.