Bearing Witness

“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” – Carl Sagan We are all witnesses to the Great Dying, a sixth mass extinction, the last one being 65 million years ago which wiped out the dinosaurs. This is not hyperbole; it is a defining feature of our age. Countless species are falling prey to the … More Bearing Witness

Humanity’s Epitaph

Last month hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of major cities, most especially New York, for the People’s Climate March ahead of the neutered Climate Summit at the United Nations. It was a remarkable moment for the environmental movement which, in the United States at least, has become largely mainstreamed into corporate … More Humanity’s Epitaph