PanThe Associated Press\"But if the book is justified in discussing worst-case scenarios, Wallace-Wells repeatedly confuses the message by bouncing between alarm and caution ... Books should also have deeper narratives than magazine pieces, and The Uninhabitable Earth doesn’t. Wallace-Wells speculates about climate doomsday from every possible angle, but says little about the tremendous global progress in reducing wind or solar power costs ... The book suffers from unnecessary hyperbole, too ... Yet the time to slow climate change is running out, so perhaps the tone of The Uninhabitable Earth is a necessary response. If the book inspires a new generation of climate activists, more power to Wallace-Wells.\
PositiveThe Toronto StarMark Lynas has written a timely and important book about changing sides on the controversial topic of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Whether you support or oppose that technology, Seeds of Science is full of surprises.