Tag: Anthropocene

Australia, dreamtime, the sun
Earth, Mysteries

Dark Omen: Climate Chaos Converges with Solar Eclipse Wisdom

Since the solar eclipse of 2017, climate and tectonic instability has accelerated across the Earth: Rehearsal for the End Times? Predicted fossil fueled climate disruption and superstorm cataclysm? Sun-Moon alignment that bulged the Earth’s crust, precipitating earthquakes? What really is happening here? We survey scientific, religious, and  traditional indigenous belief for answers.

Alex MacLean, Alberta tar sands
Literary, Sustainability, Urban Art

Geo-Fauvism and Anthropocene: Altered Planet, Wild Literature

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Welcome to the Anthropocene age, where humans have transmogrified the planet, its oceans and atmosphere, caused mass extinctions and wholesale contamination that will remain for millennia. Beyond the politicians and scientists, the way forward remains in the hands of writers, artists, and designers taking inspiration from wild earth in a movement called Geo-Fauvism.

Paris walking the promenade
Urban Land

Ecological Urbanism: A City Green Re-Imagination

We must view the fragility of the planet, the disaster of our resource addiction, the warming of the earth’s atmosphere as an immune response to our daily environmental mis-stepping, a call for a re-conceptualization of our cities. We must demand a retrofitting of our urban environments to live together more efficiently, giving credence to community, allowing space for the open wild in us and them.