The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
New people, a mix of slaves, soldiers, and toys, are luxuries of the rich in a future timeframe. The Windup Girl involves Anderson Lake, a company man, who becomes enchanted by Emiko, one of these beautiful and otherworldly forms. When calorie companies rule the world, the oil age has passed, and bio-terrorism thrives, he must navigate his high-tech life and explore what’s left of his planet.
I’m With the Bears: Short Stories from a Damaged Planet by various authors
The global climate crisis could be be overwhelming, yet a group of award-winning writers have come together to shape an emotional response to environmental issues. Featuring short stories from Margaret Atwood, T.C. Boyle, Kim Stanley Robinson, and other novelists, I’m With the Bears: Short Stories From a Damaged Planet, channels creep satire about humankind’s imprint on Earth.
Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins
Set in the near future, droughts have overtaken Southern California and two lovers go to extreme measures to survive in Gold Fame Citrus. After the couple finds a mysterious child, they decide to leave their depleted area and search for a better life beyond climate change problems.
''A Friend of the Earth'' by T.C. Boyle in 2000
Biodiversity does not exist in the novel. A Friend of the Earth, published in 2000 and taking place in 2025, follows Tyrone O’Shaughnessy Tierwater, a man who’s haunted by his lover and the fact he would like to save the animals people don’t want to keep.
And coming in 2019: