The social practice of hope

Many media outlets are calling this federal election the climate election. With many holding hope for the future of the political movement on climate action, our internal experiences may be complicated: this is the election result we may have been hoping for, and this is the election result we needed ten years ago‚Ķ. Whether you […]

The Climate Question- Must our future be cast in concrete

Concrete has been an ancient material for human construction. It’s involved in far more than we know. This The Climate Question podcast by the BBC highlights that humans make around 25-30 billion tonnes of concrete a year, and that the impact of this on the climate is more detrimental than we know. The podcast explores the historical […]

The search for environmental hope

David Montgomery’s article in Washington Post draws from climate scientists, activists and writers to explore the notion of hope in the face of the relentlessly macabre news about the state of the global climate. This article asks what action might be sparked if we lean into the pain of witnessing and experiencing climate disasters? Poet, Naomi Shihab […]