There is no inevitable The Future, just as there is no inevitable Right Side of History ... But there are consequences of actions.
Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh had questioned why so few writers – himself included – were tackling the world’s most pressing issue in their fiction. But now, as extreme weather swirls around the globe, melting glaciers, burning forests, flooding districts and annihilating species, the climate emergency has brought the unimaginable into our daily lives and literature.
hived off into the usual silos of climate change or speculative fiction, but was treated as a mainstream novel.