The ‘Dying Earths’ anthology – exploring a big idea

I always enjoy destroying the Earth. Actually, I feel kind of bad about doing that. We have a nice planet. What I really enjoy are big ideas, so when I was asked to contribute to SSFWorld’s anthology Dying Earths, I thought, “What fun!” Specifically, I was asked by the editors, Andrew Leon Hudson and N. … Continue reading The ‘Dying Earths’ anthology – exploring a big idea

Trees of Knowledge

I have an article in Slate Magazine today: “Trees are smarter than we give them credit for, but they may not be smart enough for we’ve got coming next.” Trees — and plants in general — can adapt to changes in amazing ways, but the weather might be changing too fast. Read the article here.