Firebird Journal

Survival and Renewal in the Anthropocene

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Series: What’s Next for the Planet?

“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” — Yogi Berra   From the time humans first appeared on the earth, planning ahead was one of our essential survival…

This article is part of the series What’s Next for the Planet? Read the series introduction. “At least 89.3 million people around the world have been forced to flee their…

This article is part of the series What’s Next for the Planet? Read the series introduction. “The climate crisis is becoming a financial crisis.” — NY Times article titled “Climate…

“I have a child who is of an age that he could live to see the year 2100. So this isn’t such a remote problem.” — David Wrathall, Oregon State…

NASA’s 2023 Earth Day poster — part of a global event to raise Earth Consciousness “Avoiding climate breakdown will require cathedral thinking. We must lay the foundation while we…

“…the hockey stick graph became an icon and [climate change] deniers reckoned if they could smash the icon, the whole concept of global warming would be destroyed…” Michael E. Mann…

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Contents

Books by Philip S. Wenz

Your Ecological House is a homeowner and designer’s guide to creating a “home ecosystem,” an integrated habitat that conserves and produces energy, reduces waste and produces food and other goods.

This upcoming book discussed three possible futures — ” bad,” “good,” and “likely” — for the planet and humanity in the Anthropocene.

Read the Synopsis.