Music to my ears" 'Cause though the truth may vary, this ship will carry our bodies safe to shore." - Of Monsters & Men, "Little Talks"
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Category Archives: Environmentalism
March 24-28 an interdisciplinary workshop is taking place at the University of Alberta. It is called Cross-Pollinations: Seeding New Ground for Environmental Thought & Activism across the Arts & Humanities and it includes public talks on March 24 and March … Continue reading
How do we go about making environmental history more public? This is a difficult task and I think it requires a shift in thinking about the field. Continue reading
From town to the fields, and tea around every corner.
Total Anne Count: 10 – finally cracked the double digits! Continue reading
There is no escaping the dreaded and guilt inducing term ‘carbon footprint.’ Recently a study by Harvard physicist Alexander Wissner-Gross came out stating the carbon impact of Google searches and visiting websites – online energy. What Wissner-Gross has found is … Continue reading
The standard approach of environmental history is to ask how human actions effect an environment or ecosystem. Even intellectual environmental histories are interested in how human ideas and philosophies about the natural world cause environmental changes. Reading about conservation, animals, … Continue reading
Earth Hour is a great idea. It uses a simple action – turning off the lights – to bring attention to climate change and global warming. But there is one glaring flaw in targeting lights and electricity as the symbol … Continue reading