When fire can eat at Washington's Olympic National Park, a rain forest in a relatively cool climate, you know the Earth is beginning to burn.
When the pope and paddlers unite, change cannot be far off.
Major oil company Royal Dutch Shell wants to drill in the Chukchi Sea this summer. In the long term, that could spell doom for one of the last great relatively untouched oceanic environments on the planet.
Phailin means sapphire in Thai. What nonsense. Some people desire the precious stone, but few -- if any -- I think, desire Phailin. India should rename this meaningless obfuscation and call attention to global warming immediately.
Will the death and devastation from this week’s flood in Colorado simply pass us by as a mere spectacle?
There are four elements of dystopia -- ecological, political, sociological, and economic -- as it relates to climate change, and news that the release of methane from beneath the Siberian permafrost would cost $60 trillion globally promises to create one.
Describing the U.S. government is becoming increasingly complicated: “petro–imperial," "coal–fired," "plutocratic," "oligarchic," "inverted totalitarian," "fascist," "propagandistic," "Big Brother.” Things are beginning to simplify though. Soon you’ll be able to refer to the institution with a single idea from "Star Trek": the Borg.
Do we write words of mourning? Or do we write words of resistance? Those two braids have joined and from now on will flow together -- in our age of the Anthropocene.