Kim Stanley Robinson’s ‘Ministry for the Future’ — Science and Fiction: Envisioning Climate Action

10/8/20 In this virtual event, novelist Kim Stanley Robinson will read from and discuss his new novel, The Ministry for the Future, which presents a fundamentally hopeful vision of a near-future world striving to overcome the climate crisis. After his talk, Robinson will join a panel of distinguished Rutgers faculty, including the journalist/activist Naomi Klein, international environmental lawyer Cymie Payne, and environmental humanist Jorge Marcone. The panel, moderated by Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences Director and climate scientist Robert Kopp, will discuss the novel and its vision. This event is hosted by the Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, and the Rutgers Climate Institute at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestselling author and recipient of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Forty Signs of Rain, The Years of Rice and Salt and 2312. In 2008, he was named a "Hero of the Environment" by Time magazine, and he works with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute. He lives in Davis, California.

ABOUT THE PANELISTS:

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journa…

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