Welcome to Stories for Earth, a climate change podcast about stories that can give us strength and resilience in fighting the climate crisis. However you stumbled upon the podcast, we’re glad you found us, and we hope that what we talk about on the show and write about on the blog will help you.
If you’re new to what we’re doing here, start with the episodes and articles below to learn more about what we’re up to. For the story of how we started, read this letter from our founder, Forrest Brown.
Begin with these articles and episodes
What is Climate Fiction? Cli-Fi and How It Can Help Us Respond to the Climate Crisis
Climate fiction or cli-fi is a form of speculative fiction that centers around climate change. I believe it can help us develop emotional resilience to deal with climate change.
Where To Get Started With Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi)
Climate fiction is a growing genre, and it can be hard to know where to start. Here are the best cli-fi books, movies, and short stories.
“Parable of the Sower” by Octavia E. Butler: Summary & Analysis
Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler examines a near-future United States wrecked by climate change. Here’s how it can help us today.
“Ishmael” by Daniel Quinn, Climate Change, and Moving Beyond a Vision of Doom
Daniel Quinn’s ecofiction masterpiece, Ishmael, tells us how our mindset is destroying the Earth and leaves us with some ideas for a solution.
“Pacific Edge” by Kim Stanley Robinson: A Future Mythology
Our discussion of Pacific Edge by Kim Stanley Robinson covers a plot summary and explores what our future can look like through this utopian eco fiction novel.
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