Telling Hard Stories About Climate Futures Through Graphic Novels

The earth’s climate patterns are changing due to human activity and accumulated gasses released into the atmosphere. While many trace the start of the warming trend back to the Industrial Revolution, the extraction and burning of fossil fuels in the last century have accelerated the march toward warming temperatures.

The younger and future generations will bear the brunt of the consequences of the climate crisis, so how can adults talk about these hard truths without sugar coating them or inducing unnecessary anxiety? And what role can storytelling play?

KGNU News Director Shannon Young spoke with three members of an award winning team of creators of graphic novels, Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin and Giovanni Rigano. They will be at the Boulder Book Store this Sunday, April 16th at 2pm as part of their book tour for their graphic novels, Global and Illegal.

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