David Thorpe

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

Author David Thorpe considers approaches that engage readers with human stories within the climate change one, and writers' responsibilities in ...
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The Rise of Climate Fiction #1: Beyond Dystopia and Utopia

Writer David Thorpe overviews the development of fictional works addressing climate change, and how the term 'Cli-fi' (which he discovered ...
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Utopia and Its Discontents

David Thorpe -- one of the short story writers, poets and non-fiction writers commissioned from two Weatherfronts climate change conferences ...
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David Thorpe