Andrew Merrie, a sustainability scientist at the Stockholm University’s Resilience Centre, thinks science fiction can succeed in attracting attention where scientific papers have failed. “There’s no easy entry point to scientific papers,” says Merrie. “I’ve always felt in my gut that science fiction—taking changes in technology and socioeconomics and politics and putting it in a different context—has a lot of value.” So he sifted through dozens of scientific papers, wrote up some stories based on them, and commissioned images from nerd-approved Swedish conceptual artist Simon Stålenhag. If you recognize his style, it’s because Stalenhåg also did the cover art of a little game called No Man’s Sky.
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