We may not get out of this alive, but we should try

Like all wars, the Russian invasion of Ukraine is monstrous. To my mind, the lead up to the war is even more monstrous. I’m writing this because I think a highly probable outcome will be nuclear exchange between Russia and the United States. We should do our best to...

What might a life-affirming global culture look like?

‘A life-affirming culture’ is a culture that cares for people and the planet. It is an umbrella term that encompasses the goals and aspirations of much if not all of the environmental, progressive and faith  communities that care about the environment. It stands in...

Climate anxiety in kids

I received an email requesting information about how various practitioners help kids deal with climate anxiety. Here is how I responded. What I am about to say is not what you’re looking for, but it is relevant to the climate change and anxiety conversation....

The glass ceiling of aspiration

At the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin commented, We must all hang together, or surely we shall hang separately. In my view, if we are to really be effective, the environment-progressive movement must align together to inspire mainstream...