Green Sci-Fi from Bacigalupi's 'Pump Six' Sci-fi writer Paolo Bacigalupi uses real environmental science as a starting point for his stories. His collection, called Pump Six, describes a near future where massive droughts create a black market for calories.
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Green Sci-Fi from Bacigalupi's 'Pump Six'

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Green Sci-Fi from Bacigalupi's 'Pump Six'

Green Sci-Fi from Bacigalupi's 'Pump Six'

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Sci-fi writer Paolo Bacigalupi uses real environmental science as a starting point for his stories. His collection, called Pump Six, describes a near future where massive droughts create a black market for calories.

Rick Kleffel reports for member station KUSP on California's Central Coast.

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