The Ministry for the Future

Kim Stanley Robinson
science fiction
The Ministry for the Future - Kim Stanley Robinson

Established in 2025, the purpose of the new organization was simple: To advocate for the world's future generations and to protect all living creatures, present and future. It soon became known as the Ministry for the Future, and this is its story.

From legendary science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson comes a vision of climate change unlike any ever imagined.

Told entirely through fictional eye-witness accounts, The Ministry For The Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, the story of how climate change will affect us all over the decades to come.

Its setting is not a desolate, post-apocalyptic world, but a future that is almost upon us - and in which we might just overcome the extraordinary challenges we face.

It is a novel both immediate and impactful, desperate and hopeful in equal measure, and it is one of the most powerful and original books on climate change ever written.

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Release date: October 6, 2020
Genres: science fiction
Average rating: 7.50/10
Total ratings: 2
Updated: April 27, 2022
Other books by Kim Stanley Robinson
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The Wild Shore
The Memory of Whiteness
The Planet on the Table
The Gold Coast (Three Californias #2)
Escape from Kathmandu
A Short, Sharp Shock
Pacific Edge (Three Californias #3)
Remaking History
A Sensitive Dependence on Initial Conditions (Author's Choice Monthly #20)
Down and Out in the Year 2000
Red Mars6.26
Green Mars (Mars Trilogy #2)7.76
Remaking History and Other Stories
Blue Mars (Mars Trilogy #3)7.50
Antarctica6.00
The Martians
Vinland the Dream and Other Stories
The Years of Rice and Salt
Forty Signs of Rain
Fifty Degrees Below (Capital Code #2)
Sixty Days and Counting (Capital Code #3)
Galileo's Dream
The Best of Kim Stanley Robinson
2312
Shaman
Aurora7.66
New York 2140
Red Moon
Three Californias

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7/10 |
April 06, 2022
The Ministry for the Future is yet another massive snorter from Kim Stanley Robinson. The scale and multidimensionality of Robinson’s works are stupendous, as is his ability to combine hard facts with spellbinding fiction. In this book, he is ...