New York: Saga Press, 2015; $16.99 tpb; 565 pages
What are the best ways for science-fiction writers to deal with politics?
That’s the question that every author of “climate fiction”—near-future stories set in a world where global warming has devastated the planet—has to face. The 26 items in this anthology provide valuable lessons for writers wishing to set stories on the ravaged Earth one generation from now. In its expansive survey of the field, Loosed Upon the World gives us examples of both models to follow and those to avoid.