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Dreamworthy, not dystopian: reenvisaging a low carbon future

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Envisaging a future under climate change tends to generate apocalyptic scenarios, which can make people feel helpless and  switch them off from taking action. Leeds researcher James McKay is aiming to change perceptions with his climate fiction, which portrays positive visions through graphic novels. Laurie Goering of Thomson Reuters interviews the Priestley Centre engineer who runs the Doctoral Training Centre in Low Carbon Technologies at the University of Leeds, about academic collaborations with children and a new comic book that ditches dystopia for dreams of a desirable  and low carbon future. Read more here. The interview also appears on Yahoo News

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