Glossary, quotes and notes

This is a slowing building set of pertinent quotes, terminology and ‘notes to self”


Anthropocene: adjective relating to or denoting the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been been the dominant influence on climate and the environment.

Ecophobianoun. (uncountable) Fear of one’s home. A feeling of powerlessness to prevent cataclysmic environmental change, apocalypse, etc.

Slacktivism: noun informal actions performed via the Internet in support of a political or social cause but regarded as requiring little time or involvement, e.g. signing an online petition or joining a campaign group on a social media website.