Fire season is getting longer, hotter, harder, and closer to everyone’s doorstep. Those conditions are here to stay in the long term, so it’s more important than ever to become familiar with disasters, how they’re managed, and what we can do about them.
Have you ever heard of climate fiction? How about eco-fiction or environmental fiction? There are many names for this trending genre and its popularity is only increasing. Essentially, this genre explores humanity’s influence on the environment. Oftentimes, science fiction and dystopian literature can also be considered cli-fi. It examines what could happen in our future regarding climate change, other man-made environmental issues, or it displays current ecological issues at a personal level.