"Cold Comfort"

Title"Cold Comfort"
Year for Search2016
AuthorsMurphy, Pat[rice Anne](b. 1955), and Doherty, Paul (1948-2017)
Secondary AuthorsStrahan, Jonathan (b. 1964)
Secondary TitleBridging Infinity
Pagination323-53
Date Published2016
PublisherSolaris
Place PublishedOxford, Eng
KeywordsFemale author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Climate change story with most of the focus on an elaborate, and ultimately successful, plan to stop the release of the vast reservoirs of methane in the arctic. The story ends with an apparent eutopia, but with the caveat that billions died before people came to their senses. 

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Author Note

Murphy (b. 1955). Doherty (1948-2017) held a doctorate in Physics from MIT, taught at Oakland University in Michigan, and then became the Senior Scientist at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. 

Full Text

2016 Murphy, Pat[rice Anne] (b. 1955) and Paul Doherty (1948-2017). “Cold Comfort.” Bridging Infinity. Ed. Jonathan Strahan (Oxford, Eng.: Solaris, 2016), 323-52. PSt

Climate change story with most of the focus on an elaborate, and ultimately successful, plan to stop the release of the vast reservoirs of methane in the arctic. The story ends with an apparent eutopia, but with the caveat that billions died before people came to their senses. Doherty held a doctorate in Physics from MIT, taught at Oakland University in Michigan, and then became the Senior Scientist at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. Female co-author.