The project of critical climate change refuses the exclusive disjunction offered by the Anthropocene. We contest the notion that there is an “anthropos” disclosed by way of its recognition of the destructiveness of the species, while also sustaining a critical conception of what has inscribed itself as humanity. Neither posthuman nor neohumanist, we define the project of critical climate change as the task of opening new critical climates and horizons capable of reading the reactive resurgence of “anthropos” in the twenty-first century's witnessing of extinction, depletion, destruction, and nonfuturity.
Research Article|January 01 2017
Vortices: On “Critical Climate Change” As a Project
South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 129-143.