Firebird Journal

Survival and Renewal in the Anthropocene

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On Petrostates, War and Ticking Climate Clocks

In the early 1990s, I was invited to give a talk at a conference on “ecological design” at Cooper Union College in New York City. There, in the main auditorium, the assembled conferees listened to an address by a representative of the British Petroleum Company, which had recently rebranded itself as “BP…Beyond Petroleum.” The spokesperson, […]