Classic environmental novelist Ernest Callenbach, author of Ecotopia, passed away on April 16th 2012 at the age of 83. Shortly after his death, this document, which contains his “Epistle to the Ecotopians: Last Words to an America in Decline” was found: Click here to read the full text.
Monday 4 June 2012 – UNESCO House (Paris) The conference is organized in the framework of UNESCO’s activities aimed at fostering debate on the ethics of global environmental change and of science and technology, and at promoting philosophical thinking to elaborate modern paradigms of sustainable human development. One of the founders of environmental ethics and… Continue reading Conference “Narratives and Building Environmental Responsibility ”
An event in New York City, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Heyman Center for the Humanities, East Campus, 2nd Floor Common Room “Environmentalist discourse about the fate of the planet too often proceeds binaristically: science or metaphysics; anthropocentric or anti-human; progress or apocalypse. This symposium seeks… Continue reading Eros and Cosmocracy: Birthing a Holistic Ecology
Mapping and Reimagining Urban Ecologies through the Arts and Humanities An Interdisciplinary Symposium hosted by Temple University, April 7-8, 2011 Kiva Auditorium, Main Campus, Philadelphia (USA) Keynote Speaker: Timothy Morton, author of The Ecological Thought (2010), Ecology without Nature (2007).
The following two environmental philosopher’s blogs provide regular posts with interesting views and analyses on themes such as emergence, ecocriticism, ecocinema and others: Timothy Morton ‘s blog (the author of Ecology without Nature): http://ecologywithoutnature.blogspot.com/ Adrian J Ivakhiv’s blog “immanence – thinking the form, flesh & flow of the world: ecoculture, geophilosophy, mediapolitics”: http://blog.uvm.edu/aivakhiv/