Climate Change in Barbara Kingsolver’s Homeland

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D Jesse Cyinthiya Kanthi , R Annie Vidhya


Climate change is a vital topic explored throughout the world. Drastic change in the environment occurs from the deepest of the oceans to the exosphere, the end of the Earth’s surface. Fictions including the environmental change or the disaster are categorized under Cli-fi or climate change fiction which reverberates through the fact of deforestation, encroachment of forest land, poaching and killing of the endangered species, using of pesticides and insecticide to food produced, increase in global temperature, and change in season. Homeland, a cli-fi novel is a collection of different stories focusing on human’s ability to demolish, disintegrate and destroy the elements in nature.

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