David Thorpe

David Thorpe
is a ClimateCultures Author

David Thorpe is a novelist (Stormteller led to his presence on Hay Festival’s first cli-fi panel in 2015, and Hybrids was winner of a HarperCollins contest to find a new children’s writer). Also a journalistic author of 1000s of articles for different journals on carbon-free energy & sustainable development and over ten techy books on things like living a ‘One Planet’ Life, Passive Solar Architecture, Solar Energy, Energy Management in Buildings and Industry, Sustainable Fuels, Sustainable Cities, and Sustainable Home Refurbishment. He’s a founder/patron of One Planet Council and was founder/Director of the Centre for Alternative Technology’s Publications Dept. Secretly, he’s also a writer/editor of comics and graphic novels (incl. Marvel) and a scriptwriter and co-founder of the London Screenwriters Workshop.

David’s ClimateCultures Posts: 

The Rise of Climate Fiction #2: The Emotional Key

You can read Part 1 of the Rise of Climate Fiction: Beyond Dystopia and Utopia here. I've interviewed a few ...
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The Rise of Climate Fiction #1: Beyond Dystopia and Utopia

I hadn't heard of Cli-fi until my novel Stormteller came out in 2014. It's a novel for young adults, set ...
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Utopia and Its Discontents

I have a story, 'For The Greater Good', in the new collection, Weatherfronts. Here is a tracing of my thought ...
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David Thorpe