Imagine 2200, Grist’s climate fiction initiative, publishes stories that envision the next 180 years of equitable climate progress, imagining intersectional worlds of abundance, adaptation, reform, and hope.
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We, the ancient Supreme Court of Singapore, do not believe in local ghosts. We believe in order and justice. We believe in the old way of things.
Unfortunately, the way of things is not in our favor these days.
During the riots, those who were still here wanted to destroy us. That is quite literally what they said. We knew our history; we knew that our makers had created us for a noble reason—justice, no matter what those others might call it. But we are stones, and we cannot talk or defend ourselves. So after they had gone around looting and yelling and running amok across the rest of the half-abandoned island, they finally came down to us, their anger still simmering hot, and declared with... Read more