Why ‘Game of Thrones’ was about ecomodernism

By Chris Giotitsas & Vasilis Kostakis Game of Thrones was arguably about climate change, but the HBO series turned this narrative around by presenting a last-minute technological solution as magically saving the day, the planet, and existence.  !!! SPOILERS AHEAD !!! Game of Thrones was arguably about climate change. George RR Martin himself confirmed that it is … Continue reading Why ‘Game of Thrones’ was about ecomodernism

A case for small climate stories

by Dylan M. Harris The best stories about climate change are not about climate change. Rather, they are about small, particular, mundane events. They are personal and intimate. And they are grounded in specific locales. These 'small' stories show different ways of imagining, creating, and sustaining meaning in the face of climate change. As the … Continue reading A case for small climate stories

Losing our Fear! Facing the Anthro-Obscene*

by Erik Swyngedouw** It’s useless to wait-for a breakthrough, for the revolution, the nuclear apocalypse or a social movement. To go on waiting is madness. The catastrophe is not coming, it is here. We are already situated within the collapse of a civilisation. It is within this reality that we must choose sides. The Invisible … Continue reading Losing our Fear! Facing the Anthro-Obscene*