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.
Ooligan Press is thrilled to announce FROM KNOWLEDGE TO POWER, our newest nonfiction title by Dr. John Perona. Set to launch in October 2021, this climate advocate’s handbook addresses climate change from a scientific, political, and social perspective, all while encouraging the reader’s advocacy.
The books I read for work and pleasure are almost always downloaded onto my phone either as EPUB files or as audiobooks. I carry almost no paper with me and feel righteous frustration when handed a paper syllabus. I feel virtuous for saving paper, but this issue might not actually be as cut and dry as we think.
April brings us spring and Earth Day, which I’ve always found fitting. Spring evokes freshness, bright colors, new life, and sunshine (if us Portlanders are lucky)—there is a heightened awareness of the earth. Although I am a proponent of every day being Earth Day, I think using holidays like this to draw attention to environmental […]