Neo-green environmentalism is holding onto the core belief in the rightfulness or inevitability of a human-governed planet.
Articles: Anthropocene (10)
Mother Earth has a never-before-seen portrait now on show, thanks to three pieces of planetary-scale research published this week.
Joshua Farley presenting at the Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the Earth conference.
Keeping the Wild was conceived to confront the notion of human hegemony and also to join the growing conversation within the conservation movement about the so-called Anthropocene.
From Berlin, top enviro journalist Christian Schwagerl on his controversial new book The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How It Shapes Our Planet. Then two eco-feminists, Charlene Spratnak and Susan Griffin on "Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the Earth."
The rewrite of economics is on the move. Student groups from 30 countries (and rising) recently issued a call for a pluralist approach to teaching economics.
For the first time in history, humans are now poised to destroy the prospects for decent existence, and much of life. The rate of species destruction today is at about the level of 65 million years ago, when a major catastrophe, probably a huge asteroid, ended the age of the dinosaurs, …
Time to celebrate! Woo-hoo! It’s official: we humans have started a new geological epoch—the Anthropocene. Who’d have thought that just one species among millions might be capable of such an amazing accomplishment?
Richard Heinberg discusses the difference between what he has dubbed the “Techno-Anthropocene” proponents and the “Lean Green” movement.
If we are indeed already in the Anthropocene, then "the environment" cannot be "out there." The advent of the Anthropocene has wiped out the distinction between human history and natural history.