Observations on the “Mini-Syllabus: Writing the Anthropocene”

Authors David Carlin and Nicole Walker's Mini-Syllabus does more than introduce readers to literature on the anthropocene. The authors suggest that some hope for success in addressing climate change can be found in drawing from the push and pull between humanity and the forces of nature -- and they have created a resource to help others do the same.

Beyond Hope and Looking at the Ordinary

Tania Katzschner Perhaps it is more important to be in community, vulnerable and real and whole, than to be right, or to be winning  -- adrienne maree brown https://orionmagazine.org/article/beyond-hope/ These times of upheaval call on us to explore new ways of coming into touch and to recognise that there are other possibilities. Many attempts to ‘save …

Hope in the Murky Waters of the International Shipping Industry*

Hazardous Hope Part 2 - *This post originally appeared on the Rachel Carson Center's Blog Seeing in the Woods as part of their Hazardous Hope Series. By Ayushi Dhawan (*Featured image: CTG. Ship Breaking 06. Photo by Naquib Hossain [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Flickr) This summer, I went on a field trip to Alang-Sosiya in the northwestern state of …

Hope, Action, and Questions for Students

"Hope and its doleful twin, Hopelessness, might be thought of as the co-muses of the modern eco-narrative. Such is the world we’ve created—a world of wounds—that loss is, almost invariably, the nature writer’s subject. The question is how we relate to that loss. Is the glass ninety-five per cent empty or is it five per …