EcoFutures Climate Justice Project

Climate Imagination

EcoFutures Climate Justice Project

Today’s escalating climate chaos is intensified by global threats to democracy, violent backlashes to migration, and horrific biodiversity loss. Furthermore, environmental degradation is exacerbating existing inequalities, with poor and marginalized

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Imagining Our Climate Futures (Online)

If we hope to achieve the global will and cooperation needed to meet the challenges of the climate crisis, we need stories of hope and transformation, not just disaster and

Headshots of Climate Imagination Fellows Vandana Singh, Libia Brenda, and Hannah Onoguwe.

The Days After Tomorrow: Climate Fiction for the Future

Can we reimagine our relationship with nature and protect the future? How can we marshal our collective imagination to accelerate global transformations and move towards a sustainable way of life?

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Workshop on Reimagining Climate Futures

Join the Center for Science and the Imagination, the Journal of Science Policy & Governance (JSPG), and the UK Science and Innovation Network for a workshop that brings together innovative

Unlocking Our Climate Imagination

When we imagine our climate future, it’s easy to drift towards catastrophe, especially in view of this summer’s shocking examples of climate chaos—from floods and sinkholes to heat domes and

Moscow author’s story lands in climate fiction anthology

Moscow-Pullman Daily News (Idaho)

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Indigenous Futurisms And Climate Fiction

Tom Maxedon Word podcast, KJZZ 91.5 public radio

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Everything Change: An Anthology of Climate Fiction, Volume III

A collection of short stories by writers from around the world, exploring the climate crisis and how human responses to it will shape the futures we will inhabit.

Arizona State University’s Free Solarpunk Anthology is All About Optimistic Futures

Andrew Liptak,

Cities of Light: A discussion on the impact of a solar future

Justin Spangenthal, The State Press

Everything Change Climate Fiction Contest 2020

What would our world look like if we actually respected and lived within planetary boundaries? We’re excited to announce our third global climate fiction short story contest. Learn more…

17 Writers on the Role of Fiction in Addressing Climate Change

by Amy Brady, Literary Hub

Five ASU affiliates who are using their art to make change in their communities

by Chelsea Hofmann, The State Press

Can Climate Change Fiction Build Consensus, Empathy?

by Brooke Ruth and Mark Sauer, KPBS (San Diego)

When ‘Everything’ Is Changing, Stories Have A Role To Play

by Jason Sheehan, NPR Books

How sci-fi could help solve climate change

by Zoe Sayler, Grist

How sci-fi could help solve climate change

By Zoe Sayler Grist

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In the face of climate chaos, writers find grief and hope

by Joey Eschrich, ASU Now

A New Cli-Fi Collection You Can Download For Free

by Amy Brady,  Chicago Review of Books

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The Story of the American War with Omar El Akkad

THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019, 6:00PM | Ventana Ballroom, Memorial Union In this year’s annual Imagination and Climate Futures Lecture, Omar El Akkad talks about how he came to write his debut novel, American War – the events that inspired it, the references buried throughout the text and the places he visited to research the book.