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Iceapelago 2091

Iceapelago 2091

Author: Peter Brennan Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/07/2021

30 years after the dramatic climate events of ‘Iceapelago’ Peter Brennan’s sequel ‘Iceapelago 2091’ shows us how those who survived have managed to cope with the devastation and loss caused by the collapse of the gulf stream and the arrival of tsunamis, referenced as the Eriador event. Having read and enjoyed the first book in this series, I was curious to see where the story went next. There’s lots of explanation throughout, so those who haven’t read the first book won’t be too lost although to fully understand how Ireland became Iceapelago I would recommend starting with Brennan’s previous book. As bad weather is on the horizon yet again, the struggle to survive for all across Iceapelago is about to get tougher. I really enjoyed this follow-up by Peter Brennan. A survival thriller with plenty of drama, the storyline didn’t once go where I expected it to. I also liked the way that the book shows the perspective of the animals, Rory’s Dog Alfie and the Arctic Foxes, I found this an entertaining twist. This environmental thriller is fast paced, easy to read and - as our weather systems continue to change with the impact of climate change - worryingly plausible.  Charlotte Walker, A LoveReading Ambassador

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Iceapelago

Iceapelago

Author: Peter Brennan Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/05/2020

Wow what an interesting book. If you like story lines similar to Twister, or 2012 then this would be a great book for you. I would describe this book as an environmental thriller, displaying the all too real and well researched consequences of global warming and the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet. We follow several groups of scientists as they all investigate a number of natural events that slowly become more and more dangerous. Alongside the environmental dystopia there’s stories of friendships, romance and family that keep you invested in the well being of the scientists and the environment behaves less predictably. As the environment deteriorates and events wind out of the characters’ control I waited with bated breath to see if they would find their way back out OK. I really enjoyed this story, as well as skillfully adapting key tropes of the horror and thriller genres (namely taking a topic that is a key concern, and exploring some of the darker outcomes) I think Iceapelago also delivers a lot of important information about the potential impact of global warming in a way that’s digested easily. I do think that a map with the bases mentioned would be a nice idea but I didn’t struggle to enjoy the book without one. This book kind of reminds me of Twister and Dante’s Peak, films you watched in Geography class to get information across without feeling like you’re studying and so I think this would also be a great book for teens and young adults too. Iceapelago is a fast moving read that can be enjoyed in a day and I would recommend it.

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Other books by Peter Brennan

Iceapelago 2091

Iceapelago 2091

Author: Peter Brennan Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/07/2021

Iceapelago 2091 by Peter Brennan

Fun With Sailboats

Fun With Sailboats

Author: Peter Brennan Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/02/2021

Fun With Sailboats by Peter Brennan

Razorback

Razorback

Author: Peter Brennan Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/10/2018

Razorback by Peter Brennan

Ireland's Green Opportunity

Ireland's Green Opportunity

Author: Peter Brennan Format: Ebook Release Date: 21/06/2012

Ireland's Green Opportunity: Driving Investment in a Low-Carbon Economy provides the first-ever overview of the green economy from an Irish perspective. It identifies business opportunities in all the main sub-sectors that comprise the green economy, looks at export opportunities and trends in the UK, US and other major markets, is an information source for project promoters, investors and employees and covers the key policies that are driving the low-carbon agenda. For example, the science, economics and politics of climate change are covered by way of background, as are issues such as sustainability and the EU's low carbon strategy.Ireland will be responding to these 'game changing' issues over the coming period. Ireland's Green Opportunity is therefore designed to help stimulate debate about our low-carbon strategy, while raising awareness about the business opportunities that will arise domestically and in export markets. Peer reviewed by eight of Ireland's leading experts in climate change and the green economy, this groundbreaking book will be of interest to students, businesspeople and policymakers.

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