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NOVEL SENDS UP CLIMATE ACTION

Animal Farm 2 is a fiction story by Martin Knox, a sequel to Animal Farm by George Orwell (1945). It updates up to modern times: energy geopolitics, climate change and animal liberation. The animals live on an island, Caruba, near the Democratic Union, but are enslaved by pigs who rule with ruthless autocratic leaders, parodying presidents of the Social Republic, culminating in Dimitri, who wants to restore their empire. When climate concerns stop the animals mining coal, their only income, they learn climate science in night classes, gaining a new and different understanding of the issues. Will the animals accept the shutting down of Caruba’s coal-fired power station and cessation of coal export? Will they challenge the pigs’ leadership? This is a humorous book that showcases the author’s technical understanding of the basic climate science issues, which he presents with engineering accuracy and a teacher’s clarity. It is a satirical novel story that is always entertaining.

Available on Amazon. Reviews: martinknox.com

CLIMATE EVIDENCE WANTED

Climate science must be verified not by consensus but by empirical evidence. Lacking evidence there can be dissension. The following null hypotheses are ‘Great Lies’ contradicting conventional wisdom. I haven’t seen evidence that would refute them, but would like to, if it exists.

Do you have evidence to refute these?

  1. Climate warming did not start with growth of fossil fuel use.
  2. Climate warming is not caused by carbon gases trapping solar energy.
  3. Earth’s temperatures are not increasing by heat from the Sun.
  4. Climate warming by heat from combusting fossil fuels is significant.
  5. Renewable energy cannot be recycled.
  6. Renewable energy use causes absorption of more radiation from the Sun.
  7. Renewable energy use can warm Earth more than equivalent fossil fuel use.

These hypotheses seem to oppose the conventional wisdom and are refuted in detail in a novel Animal Farm 2 by Martin Knox. It is a sincere and unaffiliated attempt to reframe climate change wisdom by science methods which are ethical.

My book also has an entertaining sequel to George Orwell’s book Animal Farm. Animal Farm 2 is available on Amazon.

Reviews: martinknox.com

SUPERPOWER ALLEGORY SEQUEL

Orwell’s 1945 novel Animal Farm tells how the animals revolt, drive the farmer out and run the farm as an animal collective. In this satire, the pigs takeover the farm, mirroring the totalitarian state after the Russian Revolution in 1917-1923.

Animal Farm 2 by author Martin Knox, continues the satire, set on Caruba Island, updating geopolitical events with the Cold War, re-emergence of the Russian state, Animal Liberation and Climate Change. The animals speak English and debate science as they critically evaluate superpower manoeuvring from their position as workers. This is a humorous and imaginative story, with enlightened views of global events.

Novel available from Amazon. Reviews: martinknox.com

THE GRASS IS ALWAYS BROWNER

This novel by Martin Knox is speculative fiction set 250 years in the future. Australia’s population has increased greatly by immigration from neighbouring countries. Its secular heritage is overrun by followers of Yamism. Democratic government is led by the Yabra family, an indigenous dynasty. They contend with climate change, famine, flooding, coal wars and civil war. This epic political thriller tells of generations of lives and loves in these future times, their perils and hopes.

Available on Amazon. Reviewed at martinknox.com

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