The Ministry for the Future

TitleThe Ministry for the Future
Year for Search2020
AuthorsRobinson, Kim Stanley(b. 1952)
Pagination565 pp.
Date Published2020
PublisherOrbit/Hachette Book Group
Place PublishedNew York
ISBN Number978-0-316-30013-1
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Set in the near future when climate change is rapidly worsening, the Ministry for the Future is established by the United Nations with little actual power, but it brings together a number of committed people determined to bring about changes, some through diplomacy, others through any means possible. The novel follows the woman who is head of the Ministry and her interactions with the heads of the most powerful national banks, some of the ways scientists throughout the world are trying to limit the effects of climate change and improve peoples lives, and some of the attempts to further change or oppose it through violence.

Author Note

(b. 1952)

Full Text

2020 Robinson, Kim Stanley (b. 1952). The Ministry for the Future. New York: Orbit/Hachette Book Group. 565 pp.

Set in the near future when climate change is rapidly worsening, the Ministry for the Future is established by the United Nations with little actual power, but it brings together a number of committed people determined to bring about changes, some through diplomacy, others through any means possible. The novel follows the woman who is head of the Ministry and her interactions with the heads of the most powerful national banks, some of the ways scientists throughout the world are trying to limit the effects of climate change and improve peoples lives, and some of the attempts to further change or oppose it through violence.