Everything change - Margaret Atwood quote

Imagination is essential to our ability to create, design and bring about the futures we want. Scientific inquiry, combined with our own dreams, fears and desires, are the building blocks of the future we will create.

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Paolo Bacigalupi on the Power of Speculative Fiction

When award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi visited the Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative in 2015, we sat down with him to talk about climate change, storytelling and the power of the imagination. You can watch three short videos from our Bacigalupi interview here.

 

Climate Fiction Short Story Contest – Finalists Announced

We are proud to announce the twelve finalists in our 2016 Climate Fiction Short Story Contest. The twelve stories were selected from more than 700 submissions from all around the world and will be published in an online anthology in September 2016. We will also announce the grand prize winner of the contest ($1,000) and the four runners-up in September.

Read more here.

 

 


The Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative is an ASU partnership between the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, the Center for Science and the Imagination, and the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing.
 

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Manjana Milkoreit

Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
mmilkore@asu.edu

Meredith Martinez

Creative Programs Coordinator,
The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing
meredith.martinez@asu.edu

Ed Finn

Director,
Center for Science and the Imagination

edfinn@asu.edu