"Where is the love when it comes to protecting nature? We won’t solve the climate crisis without consciously evaluating whether we love the planet even more than we fear losing it."
In this week's Best in Climate article, Renee Yaseen asks us to expand our circle of those that we experience love for during a time of climate crisis. Originally published on ndsmcobserver.com.
Does climate change leave you feeling powerless? Rose and Christine offer four simple specific superpowers that each of us have at our disposal to create the world we want to see.
This week's episode shares excerpts from a lively climate conversation Christine and Rose had this week with Joanne and Matthew, landscapers and gardening experts from Down The Garden Path podcast.
To hear the full conversation, head over to the Down the Garden Path webpage, or find them on your favourite podcast app.
"Data from farming and grazing studies show the power of exemplary regenerative systems that, if achieved globally, would drawdown more than 100% of current annual CO2 emissions," the new research says.
This week's Best in Climate episode highlights the good news about the climate crisis that lies right beneath our feet. Common Dreams staff writer Andrea Germanos shares highlights from a new research paper by the Roda...
Inspired by a recent quote from Pope Francis, Rose suggests that by each individually visualizing what provides us our divine connection to Mother Earth we each find the heart felt connection necessary to take care of her.
With the advent of Covid-19 and George Floyd's brutal murder, difficult conversations have been brought to the forefront of everyday dialogue in 2020. Perhaps for the first time, we are examining our behaviors with an eye toward cause and effect. Jaquelyn Chorush believes we can extrapolate those tools to talk about the ultimate elephant in the room, climate change.
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"Music speaks the language of the heart, the language of the soul, and helps to unify people in a place of heart and soul."
"Voice-whisperer" Heather Houston is a singer, songwriter, and choir leader whose music aims to open the heart and lift the spirit. Her earth based music, ripe with feminine energy, inspires connection to earth with the aim of opening the heart of the world. In this week's podcast, Heather ...
"What I have found over the 15 years of leading this program is that the clear majority of what brings us fulfillment is being purely present in what we are experiencing—and most of these activities cost not a single dime."
In last week's episode, Rose and Christine discussed the importance of resilience as we move into increasingly chaotic times ahead, as a result of political and economic upheaval and increasingly des...
If there is a gift to Covid-19, it is the opportunity to practice resiliency. What works? What doesn't work? Christine and Rose share their own personal experiences and explore what we need to be better prepared for climate emergency.
Feeling listless, uncertain, unable to concentrate, fearful, anxious? There's actually a name for that!! Dr. Jonathan Zecher reacquaints us with the long lost terminology describing our current state of emotion and makes the case that giving name to our feeling may help .
This article was originally published on The Conversation.com
Everywhere we look, there are stories of catastrophic weather events. Why then are relatively few of us willing to talk about the unfolding climate crisis? Christine and Rose explore the reasons we may be unwilling to face impending disaster head on.
"We all know the fractious forces of political allegiances are successfully sowing doubt and driving schisms at a time when we must care for each other and the planet more deeply than ever before."
Leia Barnett shares a deeply personal view from the front row of a climate crisis-induced megadrought in the American southwest. This article was published on counterpunch.org.
Is the Climate Crisis affecting our mental health? After completing a 7 day virtual training with Climate Reality , Rose weighs in.
Did you realize oil wells continue to pollute even after the drilling and pumping stop? Journalist Ray Levy-Uyeda illuminates the problematic scope of abandoned wells in Montana and one man's remarkable solution.
After a summer hiatus, Christine and Rose return for a deep and far ranging conversation amidst a world of raging Covid-19, wildfires, tropical storms, a looming US presidential election and continuing climate emergency. As we head into the chaos, is there room for compassion?
"...Because when the end of the world is your day job, you better figure out how to chill the hell out on summer vacation."
Erika Spanger-Siegfried, a senior analyst in the Climate and Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), shares some tongue-firmly-in-cheek vacation tips for her fellow end-of-days day-job people. In a time of climate emergency, many of these tips could also help anybody who looks unblin...
With less than 90 days to the November 3 U.S. Presidential election, Joe Biden, the Democratic Party contender has announced his running mate to be California Senator, Kamala Harris. With a hopeful heart, Rose reads their environmental vision for the future of the United States.
On August 4, 2020 The Guardian published this open letter from more than one hundred leading economists detailing a three step carbon less program to move our world toward a sustainable future.
The effects of climate change can be seen in our daily lives. Sociologist Kate Olson documents living climate change through the eyes of fishers, farmers and foresters from Freeport, Maine.
Kate Olson is a PhD Candidate at Boston College and lives with her family in Maine. Learn more about her multimedia project documenting lived experiences of climate change in Maine at www.livingchange.blog and follow her on Instagram and Twitter...