Oct 30, 2020

Climate Inaction Is a Horror Show in the Making

These days, the scariest monster I can conjure wears a tailored suit and sits behind the desk of a dirty oil or gas company deliberately blocking climate action. Runner up is another man in a suit – a legislator too scared to stand up to that fossil fuel executive and protect the people who voted him into office.

Climate inaction made the California wildfires much worse
Sep 10, 2020

Watching the West Coast Wildfires from New England

In the decade since I’ve moved away from California, I’ve watched the climate there go from a temperate paradise with the occasional fire to a place with scorching summers and yearly infernos. This is climate change, playing out right in front of us. It’s easy to see these and other disasters from afar and not call them climate catastrophes. But that’s exactly what they are.

Wildfires across the West Coast turned the sky in Oakland, CA an eerie orange yellow