From national security to decolonial ecological security: the contradictions of the US military approach to climate security and its intersections with alternative security discourses.

by Ceara Webster *note from the Editor: this piece was written months prior to the current situation in Afghanistan. Commentary on climate emissions, forward operating bases (FOBs), and counterinsurgency were in the context of the Afghanistan War (2001-2021). Introduction The United States’ (US) military is, in itself, a threat to national security. Climate change, inContinue reading “From national security to decolonial ecological security: the contradictions of the US military approach to climate security and its intersections with alternative security discourses.”

“I don’t care if you recycle”: Why we need to rethink environmental responsibilities.

by Emilia Hermelin Introduction Earlier in 2019, climate activist Mary Annaïse Heglar wrote an article in which she stated; “I don’t care if you recycle” (Heglar, 2019). Heglar explains how she, due to being active within the environmental movement, often listen to people ‘confessing’ their environmental ‘sins’ to her – how they still buy productsContinue reading ““I don’t care if you recycle”: Why we need to rethink environmental responsibilities.”

Avalon: A more-than-human place realised

By Katy Robbins This blog post is about how a small town in Somerset, England maintains a connection with local wildlife and landscape and whether through this knowledge and understanding there is the potential to heal the rift between humans and the natural world. Image: View from Glastonbury Tor (photo author’s own). Upon taking aContinue reading “Avalon: A more-than-human place realised”