Firebird Journal

Survival and Renewal in the Anthropocene

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Eco Anxiety: gun violence, climate violence and you

eco anxiety, stochastic violence, climate impacts, violent climate impacts

“[In a storm], lightning is going to strike…but you [can’t] predict [exactly] when and where…” — Curt Braddock, communications expert, American University Now, here’s a word for us non-specialists: stochastic. The term is familiar to most people working in fields such as science and economics that require statistical interpretations of occurrences. But it can also […]

Ecoanxiety in the Anthropocene (part 2: Falling apart)

NOTE: This is part 2 of a four-part series. (Read Part 1.) The publication of parts 3 and 4 will be postponed until an unspecified later date, as Firebird Journal’s content focuses on the COVID 19 pandemic. Ecoanxiety, defined by the American Psychiatric Association as a “chronic fear of environmental doom,” can cause feelings of […]

Ecoanxiety in the Anthropocene (part 1: Eco-greiving)

NOTE: This is Part 1 of a four-part series. (read Part 2) The publication of parts 3 and 4 will be postponed until an unspecified later date, as Firebird Journal’s content focuses on the COVID 19 pandemic. Ecoanxiety, defined by the American Psychiatric Association as a “chronic fear of environmental doom,” can cause feelings of […]