Tagged: Resisting the Green Dragon

Anthropocene Fundamentalism

Anthropocene Fundamentalism

As I’ve written about before, I had the change to present some of my work on the Anthropocene at the 2013 Western Political Science Association (WPSA) conference in Hollywood recently. For someone writing about this topic, having 3 panels in a row...

Climate Denial – Theatre of the Absurd

Climate Denial – Theatre of the Absurd

As I noted recently, there’s some new data out from several sources showing long-term and historical temperature changes, none of which is encouraging, followed closely by the usual climate denial pr machine. I’ve spent a lot of hours over the past week...

Theorizing the Anthropocene – part 3

Theorizing the Anthropocene – part 3

This is part 3 in a three-part post reflecting on the Anthropocene and some of my dissertation research. You can read parts 1 and 2 here. So this last post is trying to wrestle with the idea of the Anthropocene and questions...

Monsters in the Greenhouse: Risk, faith and science in the Anthropocene

Monsters in the Greenhouse: Risk, faith and science in the Anthropocene

In short, this project is looking at the concept of the Anthropocene, a scientific proposal to designate a new geologic epoch covering the past ~250 yrs that would mark the increasing impacts of human activity on the planet. I use the lens...