The Stone Gate can be considered part of an emerging fiction genre called “cli-fi” – short for “climate fiction” – a term coined by US journalist Dan Bloom. Here are some links to articles and discussion groups about cli-fi.
A blog/discussion group for environmental and climate fiction.
Article in The Guardian on cli-fi
Interview with Dan Bloom on The Conversation
A list of young adult eco-fiction novels
Where’s the great climate change novel: Interview with Amitav Ghosh