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Solarpunk, Climate Change and the New Thinkable

Amitav Gosh’s thesis in “The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable” could be summarized with the opening lines of chapter three: “climate change casts a much smaller shadow within the landscape of literary fiction than it does even in the public arena.” Indeed, he spends a considerable amount of pages rectifying that. The conclusion

Solarpunk and anarchist infrapolitics

Connor Owens writes on anarchism and a form of sci-fi that emphasises the possibilities of eco-utopias. Social transformation never happens through economic or legal changes alone. Those changes are always accompanied by alterations in the more informally transformative spheres of culture and ideology, shaping the nuts and bolts of how people think and act. Anarchists