Against the Anthropocene: Visual Culture and Environment Today – T.J. Demos

My argument, in brief, is that Anthropocene rhetoric – joining images and texts – frequently acts as a mechanism of universalization, albeit complexly mediated and distributed among various agents, which enables the military-state-corporate apparatus to disavow responsibility for the differentiated impacts of climate change, effectively obscuring the accountability behind the mounting eco-catastrophe and inadvertently making us all complicit in its destructive project”