Changing the Climate: Utopia, Dystopia and Catastrophe

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Arena Journal issue no. 35/36, 2011


Changing the Climate
Andrew Milner1
Part I: Science in the Capital
Kym Stanley Robinson8
N-H-N': Kim Stanley Robinson's Dialectics of Ecology
Tom Moylan22
Free Exchange and Dark Secrecy in the Capital
Chris Palmer45
Part II: Imagining Catastrophe
Imagining Catastrophe: Utopia and Dystopia in a Warming World
Kate Rigby57
The Ecotopian Modelbuilding of Australian Climate Change Intellectuals
Verity Burgmann78
Of Bodies and Souls: Ecology and Orthodox Christianity
Tamara Prosic95
Care, Love and Our Responsibility to the Future
Rupert Read115
Part III: Writing Catastrophe
Truth is Consequence
John Clute124
Unlikely Utopians: Ecotopian Dreaming in H.P. Lovecraft's '˜The Shadow over Innsmouth' and Octavia Butler'sLilith's Brood
David Farnell141
'˜Remember the Voices of the Trees': The Turn from Technology in Kate Wilhelm's Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
Anne Maxwell157
Doomed by Hope: Environmental Disaster and the '˜Structured Ignorance' of Risk in Margaret Atwood's Speculative Fiction
Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor173
Part IV: Visualizing Catastrophe
Shadows of the Holocene: Transfigurations of the Nonhuman World in Science Fiction Film
Linda Williams196
Politics and Ecology on the Korean Left: AntiAmericanism and Environmental Dystopia in The Host
Gord Sellar217
Figures of Extraterrestrials in Film: A Threat to Utopia
Lauren Bliss233
Futurism Now: Structure and Process in Contemporary Art
Laura McLean247
Changed by the Climate
Simon Sellars265
Notes on Contributors

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