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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 3–11.
Published: 01 December 2013
... California’s landscape and environment have informed science fiction, terraforming, utopia, dystopia, and finding a balance between technology and environmentalism. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Science fiction SF speculative fiction Kim Stanley Robinson terraforming...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 64–77.
Published: 01 June 2015
...: Mining California was wholly terrestrial and specifically Californian. At first, I was drawn to these landscapes by their terraformed brutalism, which seemed at odds with the California imaginary. But the deeper I dug, the more I came to see how quintessentially Californian they are. The incalculable...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2014
... joke compared to the epic size of the main landfill. This is not disposal, this is terraforming, not filling the land (which doesn t need filling) but making a new kind of land, a land based on the things we do not want. Trucks and cars swarm into the crater in a steady flow. They find places near...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 60–69.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Carr, they are about harmless they climb sprawlingly to their saddles26 Visitor numbers and their impact on Yosemite and other national parks and wilderness areas remains hotly contested today. The number of visitors to Yosemite has risen to Tree, Terraformed Mountain and Industrial Buildings, 2007...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 27–34.
Published: 01 December 2013
... degree to which the terraformed civilization of the postwar West is at once minutely tailored to the material needs of its human residents and at the same time utterly indifferent, if not inimical, to the broader terms of their existence. Modern Californian civilization is but shallowly rooted and easily...