Tag «climate change»

A review of Collapsing Consciously, Carolyn Baker’s latest book

Collapsing Consciously: Transformative Truths for Turbulent Times was written by Carolyn Baker and published by North Atlantic Books a few weeks ago. Baker’s seventh book is a reasoned, reasonable follow-up to Sacred Demise and Navigating the Coming Chaos. Collapsing Consciously delivers its message in a compact, tightly edited 175 pages. The book is pleasantly devoid …

Presentation in Boulder, Colorado

I delivered a presentation on climate chaos in Boulder, Colorado on the evening of Wednesday, 16 October 2013. The result is embedded below, with thanks to hosts and facilitators Jenny Ferry, Carolyn Baker, Jenelle Green, Dan Green, Deanna Meyer, and Patrick O’Leary (and also thanks and apologies to those I’ve doubtless forgotten). Please excuse the …

Presenting in Three Rivers and Fresno, California

My latest attempt at stand-up tragedy is embedded below. It’s based on my 5 October 2013 presentation in Three Rivers, California. My presentation is about 30 minutes, and subsequent Q&A accounts for the remaining 40 minutes or so. Big thanks to my hosts and videographers, Wendi Morrison and Keith Merritt. A brief overview of my …

Climate chaos in four minutes: a video update

Presented without further comment is a short video that reviews contemporary knowledge of climate change. The video was shot last week by Pauline Schneider. The oft-updated print version of relevant information remains here. Guy-3Min from Pauline Schneider on Vimeo.

The Absurdity of Authenticity

I’m often accused — or credited, depending on one’s perspective — of leading an authentic life. As nearly as I can tell, the accusation or accolade refers to the following definition from Merriam and Webster: true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character. Fundamentally, aren’t we all true to our personality, spirit, and character? How …

Show time

My latest essay for The Good Men Project was published Tuesday, 30 April 2013. “Climate is a social justice issue” is linked here. I was interviewed very briefly by Ted Simons on Arizona Horizon on Thursday, 2 May 2013. The interview is embedded below. Watch Education Issues & Living off the Grid & Artist Lelija …

Peak patriarchy?

Allan Savory has been receiving a lot of attention based on his recent TED talk. I hate to dignify his ludicrous ideas with a response, even in this this little-read space, but I can’t seem to help myself. Savory’s general ideas are utter nonsense, as I will illustrate in this brief essay. Further, as you …