Hell on Earth: The Wildfire Pandemic



The World Is Burning, And It Appears That We Are To Blame Conditions That Create Large Scale Fire Disasters Are Occurring Frequently Every Year, Spurred On By Global Warming And The Potential For Damage, Loss Of Life, And Greater Harm To The Environment Is Staggering As Devastating Fires Increase Throughout The Western And Southern United States, The Number Of Fires In The Brazilian Rain Forest Continues To Increase As Well Vast Areas Of The Wilderness Are Dying Throughout The West, Setting The Stage For A Human And Environmental Tragedy David L Porter Has Been Covering Wild Fires In The West For Than Twelve Years After Losing His Home To A Wildfire In 2003, He Set Out To Find How And Why This Was Happening, Not Only In The Western US, But Around The World Hell On Earth Chronicles The Origins Of These Catastrophes As Well As The Effects They Are Having On Our Planet.Hell on Earth: The Wildfire Pandemic

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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • Hell on Earth: The Wildfire Pandemic
  • David L. Porter
  • English
  • 17 October 2017
  • 9780765313805

13 thoughts on “Hell on Earth: The Wildfire Pandemic

  1. says:

    It is quite clear from reading this book that Mr Porter has no idea what he is talking about He constantly contradicts himself in this book placing blame on climate change while pointing out poor forest management, lack of apathy from residents, arson, bark beetle infestation, too much precipitation and not enough precipitation as causes for the wildfires in the 2003 wildland firefighting season It is clear that the author has an axe to grind because he lost his house during the fire and he admits later in the work that, this book was a catharsis, defined as being a purifying release of the emotions or of tension, especially through art While this book probably doesn t qualify as art, writing it was a cleansing experience However, as a reader, it lacked a clear focus and was disjointed Some of the stories were left hanging with no conclusion, other times he jumped from year ...

  2. says:

    From the early chapters, a perspective Poor writing plagues this book, and I may not be able to force myself to finish it Of interest bark beetles which cause trees to die and create fuel for fires Global warming, which is increasing the number of vulnerable trees because of drought, as well as creating hot dry conditions for fires Arsons, a group of people I have only glimpsed on CSI, are somewhat interesting in a horrid way Better organization and a focused structure would have aided this knowledgable eyewitness and fire survivor to write a cohesive book It does provide insight into how the media plays a role in disaster politics, and how FEMA is only a clean up bureau, rather than a preventative agency The author is a reporter for weekly newspapers and much of the book reads like articles conjoined In the introduction he mentions Katrina as an indication that we are aware that disaster re...

  3. says:

    I stayed reading this book in earnest about a week ago Then a raging fire consumed Paradise, CA Literally There s almost nothing left One of my closest friends lives there Or, lived there While she found out today that her house is still standing, not much else is Her parents lost their home and beloved family pets Her brother and...

  4. says:

    From the artistic standpoint, it s average at best Not very exciting, not very interesting, and despite being intended as a wake up call to the problem of wildfires, it absolutely fails to get any rise out of the jaded and apathetic populace that is me.

  5. says:

    Disjointed account of the recent 2006 fire season in the west.

  6. says:

    Turned out to be in your face environmental than I likedtoo disjointed, only finished because I m a volunter firefighter.

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