Countless red flags have sprung up in recent months indicating a creeping authoritarianism coming into full form. Vigilante forms of far right “justice” have become commonplace, as in the high-profile case of 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and the numerous cases of far right violence and intimidation directed at Black Lives Matter activists since nationwide protests erupted in the
Listen to the interview with Patrick Farnsworth on Last Born in the Wilderness here.
In this excerpt from the new anthology “A Wild Love for the World: Joanna Macy and the Work of Our Times,” journalist Dahr Jamail describes how Macy and her work helped him survive profound war trauma and climate grief. Read the article here in YES! Magazine.
The climate news was not good this year—all the more reason to fight with renewed vigor in the next. Read the full story at The Nation here.
PEN/E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD For a book that exemplifies literary excellence on the subject of the physical or biological sciences and communicates complex scientific concepts to a lay audience.
Read the full essay for TomDispatch.com of my recent trip to Alaska here.
One of the most important interviews I have ever done. Listen to it here.
This essay is part of our July 2019 Uncertain Future Forum on the topic: “If collapse is imminent, how do we respond?” It is a response to the essays that were posted in the first week, July 15-18. We invite you to comment below, and to read the other essays here. Read Dahr’s essay here.
From July 15th through July 26th, we are pleased to host Post Carbon Institute’s first Uncertain Future Forum—an essay conversation on timely, controversial, under-exposed topics related to humanity’s sustainability predicament. This Forum’s topic is:If collapse is imminent, how do we respond? Click here to read the full essay.
An epistolary exploration of art’s moral responsibilities “In the era of not yet, barely daring to guess of how soon,” wrote Welsh-British writer Horatio Clare about the melting sea ice, the planet’s air conditioner, in his book Icebreaker, published less then two years ago. Now the scientists dare to guess, and red lights on the control