Category Archives: Stephen Emmott

2071: It’s the End of the World Again

After the success of Stephen Emmott’s “Ten Billion” in 2012, Director Katie Mitchell is bringing a new play about climate change to the Royal Court, opening on November 5th at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs. It’s by Duncan Macmillan and Chris … Continue reading

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Stephen Emmott in Italia: Dieci Miliardi

Googling “stephen emmott” + “ten billion” yields 56,300 results, though no recent articles, as far as I can see, about the book that was published in July in Britain and in early September in the USA by two of the … Continue reading

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Emmott: The American Tour

Stephen Emmott is back on stream launching his new book at the Carnegie Council http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/38548621 He starts his talk by saying that, following the introductory comments of his kind hostess, he’s “not sure that he needs to say much more”. … Continue reading

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Emmott: Ten Billion (25): Sheep Tweet Leet Bleats

Emmott’s “Ten Billion” got a lot of publicity on readers’ blogs. I noted one, by an estate agent in Texas who claimed to have read it four months before it was written, at https://geoffchambers.wordpress.com/2013/03/17/stephen-emmott-ten-billion-a-review/ Here’s a typical review following publication … Continue reading

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Emmott can’t do Sums: Official

Stephen Emmott gave a talk at the Science Museum last night to launch his book, “Ten Billion”. No doubt my harrassment of the guy is bordering on the obsessional; no doubt it seems pretty odd to most normal human beings. … Continue reading

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Ten Billion: The Silence of the Sheep

[This is a summary of all the publicity for Stephen Emmott’s “Ten Billion” that I’ve been able to find. I’ve put all links at the end of the article, for ease of reading] The print edition of Stephen Emmott’s “Ten … Continue reading

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Emmott’s Last Stand

Thanks to my article at http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/07/07/the-thirteen-worst-graphs-in-the-world/ hits on this site went up 20-fold. This is gratifying. Comments are welcome. (Only one insult so far; with someone who can’t spell comparing me to King Cnut, who pretended to be able to … Continue reading

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