Seeing Climate Change In The Mind’s Eye, Part 3
Your Climate Change Monsters, Revealed; The face of climate change, as chosen by Atlas Obscura readers.
Natasha Frost, February 23, 2018 (Atlas Obscura)
“Climate change is scary. Climate change monsters, it turns out, are too. For decades, people have been inspired by dramatic environmental changes when coming up with creatures and horrorscapes. One of the most famous is Frankenstein’s monster, who emerged from the mind of Mary Shelley during what was known as The Year Without a Summer…[Almost 100 Atlas Obscura readers submitted their visions of climate change] with creatures scaly and slimy, humanoid and extraterrestrial. Some come from the top of the planet, while others thrive at the bottom of the ocean…”
From Ben P., age 11: “The water level rose and took over some cities. Octopuses got smarter and took over the sunken cities and learned to how to use our technology. The people had to defend the remaining cities from the octopus. Then the octopuses made suits so that they can go on land … the octopuses are trying to invade. So, who is going to win—the humans or the octopuses?” click here for more