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Doomsday Predictions that did not come true

Doomsday Predictions That Didn’t Happen

Check out these 15 doomsday predictions that did not come to pass (13 in the past or present and 2 in the future): By 1980, city-dwellers will need to wear gas masks to survive air pollution. By 1985, air pollution will block 50% of the sunlight reaching Earth, resulting in global cooling and a coming […]

Jane Fonda On Climate Change

Jane Fonda: On the Climate Change Catastrophe

It’s only going to get worse as climate gets worse and more and more people are harmed. We have 11 years to avoid catastrophe, and we can’t do it unless people mobilize by the millions in the streets. — Jane Fonda, actress Death by Design by John Graves is a dystopian thriller featuring an elite […]

James Lovelock on Human Survival via Climate Change

James Lovelock: Human Population Affected by Climate Change

By the end of this century, climate change will reduce the human population to a few breeding pairs surviving near the Arctic. — James Lovelock, author, Healing Gaia: Practical Medicine for the Planet! (book published in 1991; it’s now 2020 and the breeding pairs are all over the world and doing well) Death by Design […]


BookGoodies Features Death by Design by John Graves

BookGoodies recently featured John Graves’ dystopian novel, Death by Design. Her foreboding eyes hide the horrid truth. She will destroy humanity unless a self-absorbed CRSPR scientist, her brilliant daughter, a sadistic interrogator, or Mantis—her nemesis—can kill Tracker first. Who will survive? Will You? Targeted Age Group: YA & adults Heat/Violence Level: Heat Level 3 – […]

If You Liked Sphere, Read Death by Design - by John Graves

If You Liked Sphere by Michael Crichton, You’ll Love Death by Design

If you liked the biothriller Sphere by Michael Crichton, read Death by Design, the new apocalyptic thriller from John Graves, the first book in The Tracker Series. Death by Design is a story how an environmental cleansing might occur. You can buy and read Death by Design via Amazon at: https://amzn.to/33GsnID. Or get this thrilling dystopian novel free the first […]

Famine and Population Growth

New York Times: On the Coming Famines

While there have always been famines and warnings of famine, food experts generally agree that the situation now is substantially different. The problem is becoming so acute that every nation, institution, and every human being will ultimately be affected. — New York Times, 1969, on writing about food shortages due to population growth These food […]

Environmental Fund on Population Growth

Environmental Fund: The World Will Be Ruined by 2000

The world as we know it will likely be ruined before the year 2000. … World food production cannot keep pace with the galloping growth of population. — Environmental Fund open letter (1975) The world’s population has doubled since 1975, and yet the average person is better fed now in 2019 than in 1975. Another […]

Death by Design, Book One in The Tracker Series

AskDavid Features Death by Design

AskDavid.com recently featured Death by Design, the new apocalyptic thriller from John Graves. Check it out: Tracker is the ultimate killing machine. She is an assassin – the best in the world. Tracker has been retained to solve the climate problem – once and for all. Exterminate mankind. She has been given $20 Billion USD […]

rince Philip on Killer Viruses

Prince Philip of England: On Killer Viruses

If I were reincarnated, I would wish to be returned to Earth as a killer virus to lower human population levels. — Prince Philip of England Death by Design by John Graves shows how a manufactured virus could decimate the Earth’s population. Death by Design by John Graves is a dystopian thriller that reveals how […]

Bioterrorism Threat

The Nature of the Bioterrorism Threat

Unfortunately the nature of the bioterrorism threat makes determining the risk difficult. The presence of an intelligent adversary who can adapt to successful countermeasures complicates standard assessment techniques. – Congressional Research Service, 2011 Death by Design by John Graves is a dystopian novel that showcases how difficult it will be to determine the risk of […]