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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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Stephen Emmott Comes Out

I’ve got a summary of the Emmott story so far at http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/07/07/the-thirteen-worst-graphs-in-the-world/ Donna Laframboise gave us a great write-up at http://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2013/07/03/more-on-stephen-emmott-author-of-ten-billion/ and Jo Nova has an interesting perceptive take on Emmott’s position at http://joannenova.com.au/2013/07/fake-polite-guys-and-fake-skeptical-scientists-stephen-emmott-tries-it-on/ As always, Donna and Jo manage … Continue reading

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Young Emmott: Foxgoose gives Chase

It was in comments at http://www.bishop-hill.net/blog/2012/8/12/ten-billion.html that Foxgoose first revealed Emmott’s earlier claim to fame as the inventor of the internet surfing microwave oven. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/168544.stm He has a comment on my last post which is too good to leave there … Continue reading

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Ten Billion Reasons why Stephen Emmott should get out a bit more

The media hype for Stephen Emmott’s end of the world Penguin paperback has begun, with a long extract in the Observer at http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jun/30/population-growth-wipe-out-life-earth plus  an interview with the Observer’s editor at http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/30/stephen-emmott-windfarms-not-the-answer and a special offer for cheap tickets to … Continue reading

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Emmott’s Ten Billion: the film of the book of the play of the computer model of the end of the world

Suhrkamp/Insel, Germany’s largest paperback publishers, are bringing out Stephen Emmott’s “Zehn Milliarden” on September 9th at about 15 euros. http://www.suhrkamp.de/buecher/zehn_milliarden-stephen_emmott_42385.html Here’s an extract from the blurb (my translation): “For the production of a burger It takes 3000 litres of water … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Close: Chapter 7: Ten Billion Reasons to Top Yourself.

George Moonbat, investigative journalist, is attending a climate change seminar at Apocalypse Close, the Hampstead home of Green hedge fund manager Tom Huntingdon. He hopes to spend the evening interrogating the mysterious, captivating Miranda about the evidence that she is … Continue reading

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Emmott won’t go way

Stephen Emmott’s Ten Billion is being published on May 1st  2013 as a Penguin paperback. Katie Mitchell is not listed as a co-author, so this is clearly not the Royal  Court play. This is from the publicity at Amazon:  Ten … Continue reading

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More Emmott

[Update 15th December: Stephen Emmott’s “Ten Billion” is being published as a paperback on the 1st May, 2013] I’ve just come across another interview with Stephen Emmott (and his director and co-author Katie Mitchell) at http://www.theatre-contemporain.net/spectacles/Die-Ringe-des-Saturn/ensavoirplus/idcontent/29245 It’s in French, and … Continue reading

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Stephen Emmott’s “Ten Billion”: an Extract

Here’s the transcript of a three-minute extract from Stephen Emmott’s “Ten Billion” as performed at the Avignon Drama Festival this summer, available at http://www.theatre-video.net/video/Ten-Billion-Dix-Milliards-extraits-66e-Festival-d-Avignon Comparison with the other recordings of Emmott shows how important the input of Katie Mitchell, his … Continue reading

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