Maddie Crum Asked Some SF and CF Novelists About The Future Of Possible Man-made Global Warming Impacts
Possible solutions to urgent issues such as climate change can be explored. Though speculative fiction authors — including Margaret Atwood, Kim Stanley Robinson, and Barbara Kingsolver — have flocked to the topic in recent years, climate change in fact has been addressed in fiction for decades, dating back to J.G. Ballard’s imagined natural disasters in the 1960s and even Jules Verne in France long ago.
Jeff VanderMeer, author of Borne and the Southern Reach trilogy
Thoraiya Dyer, author of Crossroads of Canopy
Lidia Yuknavitch, author of The Book of Joan
Emmi Itäranta, author of Memory of Water (in Finnish and English)
You made your protest sign at home, a wall of a cardboard box on which you painted the words ‘HANDS OFF THE ARCTIC.’