89 Mass ExtinctionUp one level
In this issue, we turn our attention to Mass Extinction as a species in the contexts of climate change and Anthropocene hubris.
- Mass Extinction
Molly Hankwitz and Thomas Powell
The Paris Climate Accord of December 2015 offers a beacon of hope in the international effort to survive as a species.
- In Hiroshima's 70th Year, Will the India-Japan Nuclear Deal Bury Global Non-Proliferation?
Will 2015 be remembered in history as a year when the human race decided to abandon the lessons of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
- Beyond Japan in the Post-Fukushima World Order: Japan’s Gamble on the Asian Nuclear Renaissance
Civil society groups in Japan and India have reacted swiftly to the collective nuclear hubris of their leaders.
- Climate Change Denial: The CO2 Cartel and American Policy
Climate-change deniers must go. They will not stop until the last drop of oil is gone.
- A Village of the Homeless; An Alternate Political Structure
They call it “liberty village,” and one can see this village in front of old City Hall.
- Postcard from Trinidad and Tabago
Seeing and hearing about climate in small societies and countries.
- Doom For Whom? The Anthropocene as Opportunity
To rename the current geological epoch is just one more reminder of the howling contradiction between what we know and what we do.
- Adios Homo or the Ethics of Die-off
Global extinctions are cyclical and natural. Homo sapiens has initiated one.
- Praise to You, Through our Sister, Mother Earth
An Introduction to the papal encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home
- Waiting for the Antichrist: An Examination of Left Behind's Economics and Audience
Christians have been thinking about the end of the world since nearly the beginning of their religious history.
- Lensing What's Left: Scenes from the Anthropocinema
Films which have as their central idea humanity's impact on the planet.
- Extinction, Ennui, Ecology
Ponder cultural tendencies towards stasis and towards healthy life on the planet in my part of the US growing up.
- A Gallery of Mass Extinction Art
Curated by Thomas Powell
Broad renderings of epochal shifts, beliefs, events, and fears.