- Apr 22
Litany of missed opportunity
Since the first Earth Day we've missed opportunities to prevent the global disaster we call climate change
- Sep 15, 2022
Today's score: bad news-9. Good news-1.
Patagonia's founder gave the business and its profits to fight climate change.
- Jun 3, 2022
Weapons of choice
Now Ruth is gone and ruthlessness remains. How will we fight for our right to an abortion?
- May 22, 2022
“If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third largest emitter in the world– behind China and the US.” Motivated by...
- Apr 22, 2022
The Chemistry Experiment
“The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extrahumanarchitecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish.”...
- Feb 5, 2022
A Father’s Arms
I knew the fear-begotten arms race and I grew up together. Now all these years later, my father is holding an exploding bombshell out to me.
- Oct 13, 2021
To bear witness
Published in Ground Zero, October 2021. “We keep threatening to unleash these bombs... Most of us have forgotten what we're capable of."
- Aug 10, 2021
Conversation: J. Robert Oppenheimer and Setsuko Thurlow
A “conversation”: J. Robert Oppenheimer's report on nuclear effects and Setsuko Thurlow’s Nobel Peace Prize speech on abolishing nukes
- Jul 22, 2021
It starts with me
How I and the other 7 billion of us on the planet now can prevent the worst effects of climate change.
- May 25, 2021
How to just do it
I began musing here about growing older with an untested sense of optimism. I have a fresh appreciation for how hard that is.