TheWaterKnife-PaoloBacigalupi.jpg Arts, Culture & Media 'The Water Knife' is climate science wrapped in pulpy goodness PRI's The World December 08, 2015 Updated 12/11/2015 - 10:00am It's difficult to care about climate change. It's a big, slow moving story. That's why fiction might be the key to solving the crisis. Books are empathy machines. They make us care.