A journey into the deep context of the new climate movements that have surfaced since the summer of 2018: the school strikes movement that started outside the Swedish parliament, Extinction Rebellion closing down bridges and junctions across London, the conversations started by Jem Bendell's Deep Adaptation paper and David Wallace Wells' The Uninhabitable Earth. This essay series by Dougald Hine (co-founder of the Dark Mountain Project) is not a celebration or a critique of these movements, but an invitation to a quieter reflection on where all this is coming from, what it might tell us about the moment in which we find ourselves.
Special Edition – The Price of Life
Since the last episode of Notes From Underground was published, a lot has happened in the world. As the Coronavirus pandemic reaches into all of our lives, this special episode is a reflection on the encounter to which it is bringing us – a collective...
010 – The Cost of Knowing
The climate art of Cape Farewell, Ian McEwan's novel Solar and the oil industry connections of Whole Earth Catalog founder Stewart Brand all come under scrutiny in episode 10 of Notes From Underground.This is a series of essays from Dougald Hine...
009 – Crossing the Threshold
What does it take to bring home the knowledge of a thing like climate change?
008 – The Lab and the Play
What is the work that remains, when the climate scientists reach the end of their road?
007 – I Only Have One Prediction for You
What can we say for sure about the future?
006 – The Salvage Work
The Green New Deal and the industrial imagination.