Tag: climate futures

  • Climate Change is Violence by Rebecca Solnit

    Climate Change is Violence by Rebecca Solnit

    This short essay could be a good beginning text—clear, concise, full of factoids—that emphasizes the slippery environmental rhetoric of both corporations and institutions as well as the ways in which the climate crisis is not a coming event but current and widespread violence.

  • 10:04 by Ben Lerner

    10:04 by Ben Lerner

    In this autofictional novel set in New York City, the narrator tells the story of how the book came to be. We learn that the novel was financed based on the promise of a short story that the narrator “Ben” published in The New Yorker, and we see the conception of the project change as…

  • The Environmental Manifesto

    The Environmental Manifesto

    These three short texts all raise questions about apocalypse, hope, and culture change, and might serve as a starting point for inviting students to explore their own fears around climate change as well as what kinds of cultural change they hope to see.