10+ Best Articles on Solarpunk
The most useful articles on solarpunk from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Solarpunk Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on solarpunk by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- What if We Cancel the Apocalypse?
- Solarpunk Is Not About Pretty Aesthetics. It's About the End of Capitalism
- Hopepunk and Solarpunk: On Climate Narratives That Go Beyond the Apocalypse
- Solarpunk Is Growing a Gorgeous New World in the Cracks of the Old One
- Inside the Imaginarium of a Solarpunk Architect
What is ...?
New to #solarpunk? These articles make an excellent introduction.
What is solarpunk and can it help save the planet?
Solarpunk is art movement that imagines a world where technology is used for the good of the planet.
An Introduction to The Solarpunk Genre
While a great deal of sci-fi involves gloom, doom, and cynicism about humanity’s fate, there are bright spots of optimism. Meet solarpunk.
What is Solarpunk?
From the perspective of the early 21st century, things look pretty grim. A deadly cocktail of crises engulf the people of planet Earth and all other forms of biotic life which share it: a geopoliti…
Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on solarpunk—all under 10 minutes.
Solarpunk Is Not About Pretty Aesthetics. It's About the End of Capitalism
At its core, and despite its appropriation, Solarpunk imagines a radically different societal and economic structure.
Inside the Imaginarium of a Solarpunk Architect
Imagine a world in which nature is intertwined with the industrial: giant lotus flowers replace concrete skyscrapers; an urban forest forms a city constantly in shift through a tree’s life cycle. This…
Solarpunk Is Growing a Gorgeous New World in the Cracks of the Old One
Solarpunk just might be the cultural movement we need to make the rest of this decade a more palatable, beautiful, even euphoric experience.
Hopepunk and Solarpunk: On Climate Narratives That Go Beyond the Apocalypse
I hear the following more often than I would like from some of my fellow educators: “My students can’t or won’t discuss climate change. They’re too privileged/preoccupied with their phones/ju…
What Are Solarpunk and Lunarpunk Anyway?
Two environmentally focused fictional microgenres have become cornerstones of the Web3 aesthetic. Here’s how that happened.
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on solarpunk.
What if We Cancel the Apocalypse?
How the aesthetic, utopian yet pragmatic movement of Solarpunk reimagines a future without a climate catastrophe
Why Solarpunk, Not Cyberpunk, Is the Future We Need Right Now
You don’t need to be stoned in a dorm room to imagine a brighter future
SOLARPUNK : A REFERENCE GUIDE
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From Cyberpunk to Solarpunk: Technics and the Cities of the Future
Recently, I came across a paper by the great historian, and philosopher of technology, Lewis Mumford, titled ‘Authoritarian and Democratic Technics’ (ADT). Mumford, who was an expert on cities and …
At the Very Least We Know the End of the World Will Have a Bright Side
Solarpunk, a new genre of science fiction, demands radical optimism of its writers and readers. It takes the apocalypse as given, but doesn’t assume the worst of people living through it.
We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Solarpunk, including:
A daily literary website highlighting the best in contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and criticism.
Empowering inspirational thinkers. Since 1928.
Chronicling technological progress in AI, robotics, health, & exponential tech. By @singularityu.
New Lines Magazine
The best writing from around the world. Longform essays run daily online and quarterly in print. http://lnk.bio/newlinesmag
Sharing and publishing the best longform stories since 2009. An @automattic publication and the sister site of @Atavist. @email@example.com
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