Trees Against Trump

Want a simple and yet effective way to oppose Trump's environmental policies?  Now you can donate to "Trump Forest," an effort to completely offset the effects of Trump's disastrous climate policies - including his dismantling of the Clean Power Plan - by planting 1 billion trees worldwide.  Yes, that's 1 billion trees or the absorption... Continue Reading →

Earth Issues are the Same as Race Issues, Class Issues, Sexuality Issues and Empire Issues: Cornel West on Why we Need a Spiritually-Grounded Activism

Cornel West wrote an excellent piece for The Guardian recently describing the crisis the United States of America is facing, partly due to the presidency of Donald Trump but also due to long-standing efforts to oppress women, immigrants, people of color, native peoples, LGBTQ people and to sacrifice the environment that are really coming to a head right... Continue Reading →

Seven Mega-Trends that Could Stop Climate Change – Or, the Movements that are Attempting to Remake Our System into One that Supports All Life on Earth

I couldn't resist sharing this article from The Guardian: "The Seven Megatrends that Could Beat Global Warming: 'There is Reason for Hope'." Damian Carrington talks about a lot of interesting solutions that have the potential to be scaled up to what's needed to halt global climate change. For instance his solution #1, plant-based and lab-grown meat alternatives, could... Continue Reading →

If we want to Win on Climate Change like we did with Pollution, we Need to Shift from the Future to the Present

There's an excellent article on Medium explaining one important reason why U.S. environmentalists are losing the fight against climate change. The main point is simple: climate activists need to focus more on climate change's immediate impacts on our health, our homes, our communities and the regions we live in and less on future global impacts... Continue Reading →

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