Author Archives: glennaalbrecht
I think we need a new ‘discipline’. One that takes into account the way the world actually works. I call this new discipline Sumbiology (from the Greek sumbios = living together, ology = a branch of learning and knowledge). Sumbiology … Continue reading
Many young men and women of childbearing age ask if it is reasonable to have children with a such bleak future unfolding via climate calescence, ecosystem distress, nuclear fallout, plastic polluti… Source: Children in The Symbiocene
Many young men and women of childbearing age ask if it is reasonable to have children with a such bleak future unfolding via climate calescence, ecosystem distress, nuclear fallout, plastic pollution, species extinction and a myriad of other Earth insults. … Continue reading
Tinpany is the sound heavy rain makes on a tin or metal roof. The word has its origins in the Timpany, Tympani or Timpani, the kettledrum, and Pan, the Greek God of the wild and music.
Alcoalism: a serious addiction afflicting politicians who cannot give up political donations from coal companies. Remedy: Alcoalholics Anonymous: “is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common … Continue reading
Climate Calescence: An increasingly warm climate. To be distinguished from a changing climate or a cooling climate. From: calescence, an increasing heat, C19 from Latin calēscere to grow warm and, calēre to be warm.
A form of social, cultural and literary criticism that evaluates all forms of creative endeavour from the perspective of their awareness of: The degree of interconnectedness between the social world and the biological and ecological systems that support it The need … Continue reading