Climate Fiction: An Interview with Dan Bloom on Cli Fi

  Dan Bloom, a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of Tufts University in Boston where he majored in world literature  has spent the last 40 years working as a journalist and newspaper edit…

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GR:  Hmm, I guess CliFi doesn’t have to be SciFi.  The science could be untouched by speculation.  Stories about people in the real world we’ve created could be crime, mystery, romance, whatever.

2 thoughts on “Climate Fiction: An Interview with Dan Bloom on Cli Fi

  1. Gary, in that photo in Taiwan newspaper, front page, two years ago, I had found an egg with what looked like a smiley face on it and the local newspaper reporter took a photo and the next day, page one foto. Hardly important news, but that’s the news biz….hehe

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  2. Yes. Cli Fi doesn’t have to be SciFi although Sci fi can be climate-themed and therefor cli fi. ”The science could be untouched by speculation. Stories about people in the real world we’ve created could be crime, mystery, romance, whatever.” YES! and today in BRAZIL, cli fi news in Portuguese: re ”O ativista ambiental americano Dan Bloom, que cunhou o termo cli-fi, defende o uso desses filmes para alertar a população. “Filmes são a forma perfeita para acordar as pessoas”, diz ele. “Sinto que os jovens diretores se importam com as mudanças climáticas não apenas por questão de entretenimento ou dinheiro, mas para tornar possível uma mudança de atitude.”

    http://epoca.globo.com/vida/noticia/2014/05/bgodzillab-e-o-alerta-sobre-questoes-ambientais.html

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