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Cli-fi teaches us about the future

19.03.2021

Right now, climate literature is booming. The reason being that the new genre – cli-fi among experts – can help us imagine a future marked by the climate crisis. But can climate literature really teach us about a future with climate change? Both yes and no, says Bryan Yazell. He researches how literature – especially on migration – affects and reflects the public debate. And he has recently studied how climate literature describes the huge challenges of the future with millions of climate refugees.

Much more on cli-fi and Bryan's research, including a film where Bryan talks about cli-fi and his research.