The Centrality of the Trivial

At the centre of our collective inability to apprehend the climate crisis is our failure to imagine ourselves as anything other than the centre of everything. This article examines Jenny Offill’s novel “Weather” arguing that it stages the contemporary Western subject’s centring on its own trivialities as necessary to survival on an individual scale, yet also as threat to the survival of the planet.

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Editorial: Critical Environments

In Barbara Kingsolver’s 2012 novel Flight Behaviour, environmental crisis arrives in a remote Tennessee town in the form of the migrating Monarch butterfly

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The Thoughts in our Head: A World


The early years of the twenty-first century have seen—among its various issues and events—the beginnings of a global assimilation of the recognition…

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