Gun Island and The Great Derangement are two books by Amitav Ghosh that explore the role stories should play in fighting the climate crisis.
The Overstory by Richard Powers is an epic work of eco fiction. Forrest and Lovis discuss its characters, themes, and message in this podcast.
Weather by Jenny Offill is the story of Lizzie, a woman who goes down the climate doom rabbit hole after working on a climate change podcast.
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.
We take a deep dive into two of Joy Harjo's books, Crazy Brave and An American Sunrise, exploring what they say about Native history and environmentalism.
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.
Daniel Quinn's ecofiction masterpiece, Ishmael, tells us how our mindset is destroying the Earth and leaves us with some ideas for a solution.
Octavia Butler's Parable of the Talents can teach us the mental skills we need to respond and adapt to climate change.
Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler is the second book in the Parable series. Tune in for a plot summary and our take on major themes.
Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler has a lot to teach us about responding to climate change. Read our analysis of major themes like hyperempathy, resilience, and more.