30 Dec '17, 8pm

Adventures in Anthropocene Reading include some great @aaupresses among others

Adventures in Anthropocene Reading include some great @aaupresses among others

There are precious few geographies left in the world that remain untouched by human hands. That story, of the impact our species has had on the earth we call home—the story of the Anthropocene—is written on the very ground on which we stand, the very air we breathe. You can see it in the glaciers that once were and are melting or are now gone; you can taste it in the acrid smoke blanketing California. You can feel it in the water that’s flooding our coastal cities, already polluted by toxins and runoff; you can hear it in the speeches of the political leaders who now run our government—the great ambassadors of the fossil fuels ripping our planet apart. How exactly do we read the anthropomorphic age unfolding all around us? To what degree can we even read it without flattening that story out into generalities, empty platitudes, simple-minded left/right punditry, or helpless...

Full article: https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/adventures-anthropocene...

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