An article published by Yale Climate Connections on resources for teaching climate fiction. The article features Elizabeth Rush, a climate fiction educator at Brown University, who discusses the ways in which climate fiction can create a relationship between humans, their environment and technology. The article provides educators a list of climate fiction novels and short stories. Cli-Fi resources reviewed in the article include ‘The Tamarisk Hunter’ by Paolo Bacigalupi, ‘Gold, Fame, Citrus’ by Claire Vaye Watkins, ‘Monstro’ by Junot Díaz, ‘New York 2140’ by Kim Stanley Robinson, and ‘10:04’ by Ben Lerner.
Through the Cli-Fi books listed, students will learn about climate change and the importance of Cli-Fi.
Use this tool and the resources listed therein to help your students find answers to:
- How does climate fiction link society, climate change and technology?
- How can cli-fi provide solutions to mitigate climate change?
About the Tool
|Tool Name||What’s on your climate fiction syllabus?|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Climate Fiction, Cli-Fi, Literature|
|Climate Topic||Climate and Society|
|Type of tool||Reading|
|Grade Level||High School, Undergraduate|
|Developed by||Yale Climate Connections with Elizabeth Rush, Brown University|
|Hosted at||Yale Climate Connections|