Kim Stanley Robinson's The Ministry for the Future
Science and Fiction: Envisioning Climate Action
Event: Author reading and Panel Discussion
Date: October 8, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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, to discuss the novel and its vision. This event is hosted by the Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, and the Rutgers Climate Institute.