I have often wanted a single word for 'What the Fuck'? One that has class, pure Latin, and can be used in scholarly circles and polite conversation. According the the Urban Dictionary, WTF is; "A phrase said to state that one is in total disbelief or confusion as to what has happened, or what is happening." When I get yet another … Continue reading WTF? Fucredulus
I have created the meme of the Symbiocene as a counter to the age of solastalgia within the Anthropocene. The Symbiocene offers the prospect of deep mitigation of the causes of global warming and species extinction. The foundations of this idea can be found in my essay Exiting the Anthropocene and Entering the Symbiocene In … Continue reading Generation Symbiocene and Deep Mitigation
Solastalgia is the lived experience of negative environmental change. As a psychoterratic (psyche-earth) experience and emotion, solastalgia is now well established in the global literature on place and its transformation. Solastalgia has its origins in the Upper Hunter Region of New South Wales. In the late 1980s and the 1990s, while an academic at The … Continue reading Solastalgia, PFAS and the Psyche: Contamination at Williamtown, NSW.
First published: Albrecht, G. 2006. "The Ethics of Climate Chaos," Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability 12 (2), p. 19-21. If you don't like the term "climate change" then how about climate chaos? The scientific evidence for climate change is now overwhelming. Almost every day we hear news of yet another study that documents the … Continue reading The Ethics of Climate Chaos (2006)