Everything felt wrong, everywhere. The floor was at a weird angle – he took one step and staggered sideways against the wall. Was that shudder the house moving again?
Zeke has to stay with his aunt and uncle in Lower Hutt after a landslide takes his East Coast home off its foundations. Allie puts her drought-ridden Otago dairy farm out of her mind and catches a plane to the capital city. Stephanie wonders why she’s sitting around a table at the Ministry for Resilience.
In Emergency Weather, three people find themselves in Wellington as the climate crisis crashes into their lives. A giant storm is on its way – what will be left of the city when it’s over?
A scarily prescient thriller by award-winning author and climate change activist Tim Jones.
Tim Jones lives in Te Whanganui-a-tara / Wellington. He was awarded the NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship in 2022. His new novel is Emergency Weather (The Cuba Press, 2023). His recent books include poetry collection New Sea Land (Mākaro Press, 2016) and climate fiction novella Where We Land (The Cuba Press, 2019). He is a climate change activist, helping to work on a just transition to a low-carbon future.