Cli-Fi: Climate Change Fiction

This list collects fiction books that deal with climate change. Examples are Michael Crichton's "State of Fear" or "The Aviator" by Gareth Renowden. More recently, Barbara Kingsolver's "Flight Behavior" and Nathaniel Rich's "Odds Against Tomorrow" have achieved the status of best-selling cli-fi novels, demonstrating the differences between cli-fi and science fiction: cli-fi is more literary and more centered on human psychology.
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message 1: by Peter (new)

Peter Congratulations to Dan Bloom for coining the term Cli-Fi !

I am glad to see that it is getting universally accepted.

Peter Kubicek
Author of "Memories of Evil" which can be viewed on GoodReads


message 2: by Claude (last edited May 10, 2014 04:33AM) (new)

Claude Nougat Peter wrote: "Congratulations to Dan Bloom for coining the term Cli-Fi !

I am glad to see that it is getting universally accepted.

Peter Kubicek
Author of "Memories of Evil" which can be viewed on GoodReads"


I support your congratulations! I too have written a cli-fi novel Forever Young...Cli-fi is important - a wake-up call, we can't go on the way we are and Dan Bloom has done so much to remind us all - now, it's our turn as writers!

Gateway to Forever (Forever Young, #1) by Claude Nougat
Gateway to Forever


message 3: by Paul (new)

Paul Collins This is a great list - thank you! If you're interested in cli-fi, it would be great to see you at the folloiwng Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/32...

Paul


message 4: by Paul (new)

Paul Collins Peter wrote: "Congratulations to Dan Bloom for coining the term Cli-Fi !

I am glad to see that it is getting universally accepted.

Peter Kubicek
Author of "Memories of Evil" which can be viewed on GoodReads"


I agree, let's keep the momentum up! https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/32...


message 5: by Paul (new)

Paul Collins Here’s a very thought-provoking article by Professor Brigitte Nerlich on the potential role of cli-fi (climate fiction) to help engage people on climate change http://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/makings...


message 6: by Mary (new)

Mary You and your readers might be interested in joining https://plus.google.com/u/0/communiti..., a new community group discussion nature themes in literature and the arts, with a focus on climate change


message 7: by Mitchell (new)

Mitchell Climate Changed: A Personal Journey through the Science is non-fiction. And therefore presumably should not be on this list.


message 8: by Angelina (new)

Angelina Werner The Hunger Games is not about climate change, nor is Station Eleven, nor are several of the rest of the books on this list. Who put these together????


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