Climate Change Fiction

Climate fiction, or climate change fiction, popularly abbreviated as cli-fi (modelled after the assonance of "sci-fi") is literature that deals with climate change and global warming. Not necessarily speculative in nature, works of cli-fi may take place in the world as we know it or in the near future. University courses on literature and environmental issues may include climate change fiction in their syllabi. This body of literature has been discussed by a variety of publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, and Dissent magazine, among other international media outlets. ...more

The Water Knife
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
Flight Behavior
Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1)
New York 2140
The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam, #2)
American War
Gold Fame Citrus
The Windup Girl
The Ministry for the Future
Odds Against Tomorrow
The Overstory

D.G. Driver
Words didn’t come. I couldn’t formulate a thought. I was too startled. These three figures lying in the sand in front of me weren’t surfers at all. They weren’t even people. From their facial features and upper torsos, they looked kind of like women, but all three of them had silver-colored skin. They were bald, with strange ridges marking their skulls. None of them seemed to have ears, only holes in the sides of their heads. No nose was visible, not even a bone or nostrils filled that space ...more
D.G. Driver, Cry of the Sea

Charlene D'Avanzo
Many fiction writers have used novels to promote social change. Why couldn’t I? No matter that I had no experience whatsoever writing fiction. I could learn. I decided on mysteries because I love the genre and could envisage a story featuring climate change researchers hounded by climate change doubters.
Charlene D'Avanzo, Cold Blood, Hot Sea

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