Scorched Earth: The Onerous Weight of Awareness

May 30, 2024 greenzine 1

PETER CURRIER – I’ve been lucky. I was born in a peaceful and rich country. I and my mother survived my birth, just as my kids and their mother survived theirs. I was breast-fed, diapered, safely cradled. The vestiges of Victorian parenting noted, I was well loved. I didn’t catch […]

Coming to Terms with a Wicked Climate

May 9, 2024 greenzine 0

Review: Learning to Die in the Anthropocene Author: Roy Scranton Reviewer: TOM HURLEY Roy Scranton on The Great Anthropocene Dying If, as he says, “Learning to die takes practice,” American author Roy Scranton has failed Training Day many times. As a soldier, he survived roadside bombs and snipers in Baghdad […]

Balancing Grief And Joy In Turbulent Times

April 15, 2024 greenzine 0

A Crisis Line Responder’s Experience BETH MCKINLAY – Attention is being brought to the climate crisis like never before. Such things as the “cancelled” winter of 2024, the smoke-filled skies of last summer have sharpened our awareness of it. The recent precedent-setting decision by the European Court of Human Rights […]

Grieving A Changing World 

August 25, 2023 greenzine 3

CHERYL LYON – “Mourning is an ethical protest against unjust losses.” No other species on this planet had been able to put itself on the path to self-destruction the way Homo sapiens has in a geologic blink of an eye. You and I and a couple of generations of our […]