Posts Tagged ‘ anthropocene ’

Despairing about the Climate Crisis? Read This.

Susanne Moser advises governments, nonprofits, and foundations about climate adaptation and the kinds of changes required in a warming world. Photo courtesy of Susanne Moser.

A conversation with scientist Susanne Moser about climate communication, the benefits of functional denial, and the varied flavors of hope.

Source: Despairing about the Climate Crisis? Read This.

Why the Anthropocene is not ‘climate change’ — and why that matters

Image from Welcome to the Anthropocene. Globaia, Planet Under Pressure.

Climate is just one part of the Earth System. If we focus on that alone, we will misunderstand the complexity of the danger posed by unprecedented planetary change..

Source: Why the Anthropocene is not ‘climate change’ — and why that matters

Anthropocene, a new film about how humans are changing the Earth forever

Source: Anthropocene, a new film about how humans are changing the Earth forever

2018 Summer Writing Program

Source: 2018 Summer Writing Program

hinge (不思議)– friends of the pleistocene

 

 

. . . standing in the path of totality of a total solar eclipse. . . . We recall the elusive
shadow bands we glimpsed racing across the grass at our feet, seconds before the bright world around us tipped into deep twilight. . . the diffused filtering of the extreme Southern Illinois heat, humidity and light that occurred over 20 minutes leading up to totality. How strange and silvery our skin looked in those minutes. Instinctual awe kicked in as we got our first direct and bizarre glimpse of the force that fuels all life on Earth. – fop

FROM THE HINGE OF 002018 – fop

Zeitgeist Spam: Yes, I think we can call it the Anthropocene (reposted from the Guardian)

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This planktonic arrow worm, Sagitta setosa, has eaten a blue plastic fibre about 3mm long. Plankton support the entire marine food chain. Photograph: Richard Kirby/Courtesy of Orb Media

Source: Zeitgeist Spam: Yes, I think we can call it the Anthropocene (reposted from the Guardian)

Fukushima: The geo-trauma of a futural wave – Institute for Interdisciplinary Research into the Anthropocene

Figure 1. Junji Ito. Horror-Manga image, “the irradiating eye”

Source: Fukushima: The geo-trauma of a futural wave – Institute for Interdisciplinary Research into the Anthropocene