Collapse Club Conversations
The end of global industrial civilization looms large for members of the Collapse Club. What most people avoid or dismiss as far-fetched they find endlessly fascinating. Climate change and global warming are creating the preconditions for imminent collapse and in this short novel, set as a series of conversations; Club members explore the dire future they foresee with equanimity. More
Prophets of doom are not new, but the threat of climate change and global warming creates a whole new realm for concern and worry. Confronted with such possible unpleasantness denial and avoidance are understandable reactions for most people. For a small group of people however the prospect of apocalypse has its attractions. At the Collapse Club people come together to discuss and share ideas on what they see as the most pressing issue of our age, the imminent end of the industrial civilization that began with the Industrial Revolution in the Britain of the late 17th century.
Club members are not downcast and wallowing in the gloom and doom of looming end times. Rather, they chose to meet and explore what it all means and how it may unfold. This short novel assembles a selection of Club members and, in a series of conversations, reveals their thinking and attitudes to what is the existential issue of our age.
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