The Ministry For The Future: SciFri Book Club Author Livestream And Q&A

On February 23, join our chat with the author of ‘The Ministry for the Future’ about the world response to climate change in his 2020 book.

Event promotional image. In top left corner, SciFri Book Club logo, with event info below: The Ministry for the Future: A Global (And Fictional) Response to Climate Change. February 23, 8pm ET Online + Free. To the right of the frame is a picture of THE MINISTRY FOR THE FUTURE book cover and a headshot of author Kim Stanley Robinson

The Ministry for the Future: A Global (and Fictional) Response to Climate Change

  • When: Thursday, February 23 at 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT
  • Where: Science Friday’s YouTube livestream
  • Tickets: Free! RSVP for updates

Rewatch Livestream

In his 2020 novel, The Ministry for the Future, Kim Stanley Robinson imagines a not-so-far away future where the new Ministry is tasked with advocating for future generations, and begins to do so with ambitious and controversial projects around the effects of climate change—but not everyone is on board with the risks they plan to take.

Come with your queries and wonderings—we’ll be taking your questions in the livestream comments!

This event is a part of the SciFri Book Club February 2023 pick. Find out more about our book club on this month’s main page.

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