“The City We Built in Life”

Title“The City We Built in Life”
Year for Search2017
AuthorsBroderick, Thomas
Secondary TitleLittle Blue Marble
Date Published2017/March 19, 2019
ISBN Number978-1-988293-08-0
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The story is set in a climate change future in which travel is restricted and follow a family allowed to visit reproductions in the Arizona desert of the Seven Wonders of the World and monuments from Washington, DC, which is under water, all of which have been built of synthetic carbonized basalt that traps atmospheric carbon. They also visit the city/monument called the Silent City, which is composed of such blocks, each representing some who died due to climate change.

Additional Publishers

Originally published as “A Monument to Our Greatest Sin.” Scout (2017) [Not Found]. 

Rpt. without the illus. in Little Blue Marble 2019: Climate in Crisis. Ed. Katrina Archer (Vancouver, BC, Canada: Ganache Media Books, 2020), 44-63

URLhttp://littlebluemarble.ca/2019/03/01/the-city-we-built-in-life/
Title Note

Originally published as “A Monument to Our Greatest Sin.” Scout (2017) [Not Found]. 

Illustration

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Full Text

2017 Broderick, Thomas. “The City We Built in Life.” Illus. Little Blue Marble (March 1, 2019). http://littlebluemarble.ca/2019/03/01/the-city-we-built-in-life/. Rpt. without the illus. in Little Blue Marble 2019: Climate in Crisis. Ed. Katrina Archer (Vancouver, BC, Canada: Ganache Media Books, 2020), 44-63. Originally published as “A Monument to Our Greatest Sin.” Scout (2017) [Not Found]. PSt

The story is set in a climate change future in which travel is restricted and follow a family allowed to visit reproductions in the Arizona desert of the Seven Wonders of the World and monuments from Washington, DC, which is under water, all of which have been built of synthetic carbonized basalt that traps atmospheric carbon. They also visit the city/monument called the Silent City, which is composed of such blocks, each representing some who died due to climate change.