Climate activists are targeting children through a new range of ‘cli-fi’ – climate fiction – novels which seek to highlight the dangers of global warming.
David Thorpe, author of the book Stormteller, said that children were more open minded and claimed that writers could ‘infect’ their minds with ‘seriously subversive viral ideas’.
He was speaking at the Hay Festival alongside ‘cli-fi’ authors George Marshall and Saci Lloyd.
“I like writing for children because their minds are still forming,” said Mr Thorpe whose novel is set in a coastal Wales ravaged by climate change and rising sea levels.
“They are asking all sorts of questions about how the world is working. Their minds haven’t been tainted by ideological bias, they are still open minded about it.
“You can try to be seriously subversive and try to infect their minds with these viral ideas that they can explore on their own to make it exciting. When I was that age I loved having my mind boggled.”
Saci Lloyd, author of the children’s book, The Carbon Diaries, said it was important to write engaging stories for children while keeping climate change as an underlying theme, so it was not obvious that it was a central topic.
Global Warming is "Settled Science"—even more so when indoctrinated in Government-brainwashing schools.
Scientists don't use the term "Settled Science", so beware of indoctrination efforts by Liberals.
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I don't know any Floridian whose property or livelihood is affected by high tides, but I wouldn't try to force my personal views on school children in any case.News Buzzard wrote:St Augustine, Florida is usually flooded at most high tides. The tidal wave is heading your way
Politicizing the weather is bad enough without using subterfuge in Government schooling.
Kids are influenced on many levels in the government schools.
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