“We must begin to find new ways of representing its effects, new imaginative and lexical vocabularies capable of naming and describing concepts and experiences that exceed the human. We must learn to talk about grief without being overwhelmed by it or descending into bathos. We must find ways of recording and memorialising what is being lost, of resisting not just the assumptions of hypercapitalism but the amnesia it induces, the constant Year Zero of a post-fact society.”
This starts with the WWF Living Planet Report which is linked to elsewhere on this blog. This sets out why hope is a doubtful idea and why conventional politics is not only failing – but part of the problem in the first place – so …what to do?? Just weep??