The acclaimed writer of the bestselling Mars trilogy and Red Moon models possible futures in his science fiction for a biosphere of eight billion people, seeking new solutions for global emergencies.
Greta LaFleur’s new book, The Natural History of Sexuality in Early America, shows how desire was produced in surprising ways alongside taxonomies of plants and racial difference in early British colonial texts.
Is the Green New Deal real or science fiction? Kim Stanley Robinson’s novel New York 2140 imagines a flooded world where climate action is unavoidable.
Does tidying up always mean throwing away? Marie Kondo’s new Netflix show sparks joy and skepticism in a scholar researching waste.
Past is ominously prologue in these spring syllabus highlights from Gabrielle Hecht, Paul Sutter, and five other environmental scholars.
Given the often-debilitating realities of environmental issues, how can teachers build an environmental pedagogy that inspires creative change?
We form attachments to the places around us, and they shape our sense of who we are. An educator uses that environmental identity to spark action.
Dan Egan’s compelling narrative of recent challenges to Great Lakes ecosystems raises intriguing questions about invasion, evolution, and species survival.
Comics and graphic novels help us picture new worlds and imagine how to save our own. Four writers recommend their favorites.
Mark Fiege, Lauret Savoy, and six other environmental scholars share the reading on their syllabus that they are most excited to teach this fall.