That Was Then
“It’s record hot everywhere,” I heard a guy say as I was sitting under a tree outside of a café in Pagosa Springs, Colorado in late July. His son–maybe seven years old– replied,
“Yeah, if it’s this hot now, imagine what it will be like in 30 years. You’re lucky. Your generation screwed it up and we are the ones who have
There are a lot of words being used to describe Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath; unprecedented, historic, catastrophic, one-in-500, one-in-1000, costliest natural disaster in US history. You get the idea; Harvey’s devastation was massive and on a scale that is hard to wrap our brains around.
I even heard one stat that said we’ve had 10 1/1000… Continue reading
“There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo
Lately, people have been emphasizing that the climate movement is really about saving ourselves.
Yes, I agree. The problem is with humanity; it’s a crisis of consciousness.
The symptoms of this problem are… Continue reading
Well, Happy New Year…we are just out of the gate into 2014, and here we are again with mega extreme weather. We’ve already had a North American deep freeze, and record highs with 100,000 bats falling from the sky in Australia.
No single weather event can be attributed to climate change, but as Al Gore says… Continue reading
Last week, I was fortunate to attend a Climate Reality Leadership Corps training with Al Gore. A thousand people from around the world- 58 countries and 47 US states- made the pilgrimage to San Francisco to be part of this training. And, that alone was truly inspirational. Bette Midler was in the house. Grammy Award winner… Continue reading
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In a recent interview, post- the COP15 Conference, the nation’s top climate scientist and director of the NASA Goddard Institute for
As I descended from I-95 into the concrete forest that now covers the city of Miami, I thought about the artificial shade. Darkness was everywhere even while the sun rested high in the sky.
Construction raged on even in the early morning hours of… Continue reading | 4 Comments