Jeff Biggers

Founder, the Climate Narrative Project

Jeff Biggers is the author of eight books of memoir, history and journalism, including Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland, winner of the David Award for Environmental Reporting and the Delta Award for Literature.

Podcast Guest Appearances

Climate Narratives with Elizabeth Kolbert, Kim Stanley Robinson and Jeff Biggers

In the past decade, narratives of a dystopian climate future have helped connect people with characters in worlds decimated by industrial expansion and climate disruption. In the real world, scientists are looking to geo-engineering and other innovations to help preserve the wellbeing of life on Earth.

“20 years ago you were writing about this and you’re just a journalist off on a wild goose chase or you're a science fiction writer portraying an implausible future,” says acclaimed science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson, “Now everybody's there.”