“How do these works of fiction help us understand the real dangers of climate change? Stephanie Pfirman, co-chair of the Environmental Science department at Barnard University: “Stories help in making connections, breaking down disciplinary boundaries and linking larger scale events with personal consequences.” She notes that the gamification of climate change can bring a deeper understanding of climate change to the public. “Scientists are increasingly using scenarios and storylines as ways to explore the implications of both environmental changes and societal choices.” – Darrell Owens, Youth Radio Investigates

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