Climate Change Nurtures New Genre Of Science Fiction

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 4:29pm
Updated: Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:20pm
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Climate change has been more prominent in headlines in recent years, as temperatures get warmer and more powerful storms affect the world.

And that has helped nurture a relatively new genre of fiction — more specifically, science fiction — that focuses on climate change and its impact.

Tonight at 7 p.m. at the Phoenix Art Museum, ASU’s Piper Center will host New York Times bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson. His talk is called “The Comedy of Coping: Alarm and Resolve in Climate Fiction” and he joins us for a few minutes.

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