175. Accelerated Climate Change, the Melt and Science Fiction’s Role in Saving Humanity | KE Lanning

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KE Lanning (@kelanningauthor) is a geophysicist and sci-fi/speculative fiction author of The Melt Trilogy, a series of dystopian fiction novels set in in a world where climate came much faster than anticipated. She also interviews notable science fiction authors and futurists for FUTURISM magazine.

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In today’s episode we discuss:

  • How sci-fi helps humanity cope and prepare for big societal changes
  • What would happen if climate change happened in a generation
  • Advantages of self-funding startups
  • What would happen if Antarctica became a landgrab 
  • Why this will be the century of synthetic biology
  • How sci-fi futurists could help government anticipate unintended consequences
  • What technology is Karen most worried about and why
  • More about Matt’s post-gene-editing dystopian sci-fi (get the 1st five chapters FREE here)
  • Why we need to build towards better harmony with the world fast
  • The enormous potential of fusion power
  • Why science and art are two sides of the same coin
  • Are we headed towards robot riots
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