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My Generation Deserves to Feel Uncomfortable About the Climate Crisis

For all the people of my generation who want to blame Greta Thunberg for creating eco-anxiety in young people, the real reason young people have eco-anxiety is because of the climate crisis and mass extinction event being caused by the … Continue reading

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Yes, We Should Be Talking About Greenland

There are many important and urgent reasons we should be focused on Greenland. 1. Greenland is melting. 2. Greenland’s melting will increase sea levels and threaten coastal cities around the world. 3. Greenland’s melting is releasing large amounts of fresh … Continue reading

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Environmentalism and the Humanities – Podcast and Resources

I was recently interviewed for the BrainBox Podcast sponsored by Oklahoma Humanities on the topic “Environmentalism and the Humanities.” In addition to the podcast, which you can listen to here, Oklahoma Humanities also put together a helpful page on their … Continue reading

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Listening to Our Climate Scientists

If a person ate fast food and drank sugary drinks every day and 99 out of 100 cardiologists told this person that this diet was contributing to this person’s heart disease, and if that person chose to listen to the … Continue reading

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The Cliff of Climate Chaos

Yes, both going full speed straight ahead off a cliff and not slowing down enough or turning enough to keep from going off a cliff eventually will end up with the same result of driving off a cliff, but if … Continue reading

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Dear Oklahoma and Midwest States Experiencing Extreme Flooding

Dear Oklahoma and Midwest states experiencing extreme flooding, As we mourn the deaths of those lost in the floods, as we lament the loss of so many homes to the floodwaters, as we witness billions of dollars of crops rotting … Continue reading

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Writing the Turning Point in Our Climate Crisis Story

The peripeteia, or turning point, of a story is sometimes difficult to ascertain the first time one is reading it. It is often only in looking back on the story in its entirety that we see the turning point that … Continue reading

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