Archive | Climate Change

Viewing Trump’s Extreme Climate Denial From a Small Island Nation in Peril

Published on Truthout, 20 February 2017.

Global temperatures rose 0.4°C in the last three years and the impacts are evident on the small island nation of Palau in the Western Pacific. As vehement climate deniers took over the US government, the “Doomsday Clock” moved the closest it’s been to midnight since the height of the Cold War.

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Learning to See in the Dark Amid Catastrophe: An Interview With Deep Ecologist Joanna Macy

Published on Truthout, 13 February 2017.

Systems theorist, Buddhist, deep ecologist, author, teacher and speaker Joanna Macy discusses the necessity of seeing and feeling the reality of everything that is happening today, difficult as that may be, in order to awaken our hearts and build toward a life-sustaining civilization.

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Missile Launchers at Standing Rock: Weaponized Law in Action

Published on Truthout, 27 January 2017.

Jeff Haas, an attorney with the Water Protector Legal Collective, speaks with Truthout about the draconian legal practices being employed against those at Standing Rock working to protect their water. “Law Enforcement was much less concerned with the constitutional rights of the citizens and more concerned with DAPL getting their pipeline constructed,” he said.

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