Thursday, July 27, 2017
''The blockbuster piece, alongside the rising tide of ‘cli-fi,' is one more chip off the “climate fear taboo.” - RENEE LERTZMAN
a very good cli-fi related article here
by Professor Renee Lertzman who is a strategist, researcher, and writer who consults for various environmental organizations and foundations. Her book, ''Environmental Melancholia,'' was published in 2015, and she is currently working on a new book about public engagement. -----
''How Can We Talk About Global Warming?''
''It’s time for the climate story to go beyond hope and fear ''
--------These debates, which have roiled climate change activist and academic circles for years, reached a fever pitch last week, when New York magazine published its provocative cover story, “The Uninhabitable Earth.” It’s safe to say that the massive response—from climate scientists to researchers to this magazine—signals a new moment for climate communicators. It’s now easier to have an open conversation about the unthinkable implications of global warming. ******The blockbuster piece, alongside the rising tide of ‘cli-fi,' ******is one more chip off the “climate fear taboo.”
Posted by DANIELBLOOM at 9:50 PM