One of the roles of artists and writers is to tap into the zeitgeist to address the biggest questions of the time. So as climate records crumble around us, and we’re surrounded by news of the devastating effects of a warming atmosphere, it’s not surprising to see authors react with a wave of climate fiction (Cli-Fi) reflecting our fears. Here are some stories that bring global warming to the forefront and offer varying degrees of calamity.
Savage and apocalyptic, this is the new world.
A provocative, urgent novel about time, family and how a changing planet might change our lives, from James Bradley, acclaimed author of The Resurrectionist and editor of The Penguin Book of the Ocean.
An engrossing, satirical and very funny new novel on climate change
An action-packed, adrenaline-fuelled near future science fiction thriller