By John R. Platt, The Revelator.
“Horror,” wrote novelist and critic Douglas E. Winter, “is not a genre. It is an emotion.”
You know what else generates some horrifying emotions? Topics like climate change and pollution.
As we approach the Halloween season, let’s dive into those fears with a batch of new books about those most fright-inducing of environmental topics. I’ve selected the 13 scariest (and most informative) environmental books published so far this year, pulled from the recommendations in my monthly “Revelator Reads” column.