Category: Climate Change

When Do We Punch the Nazi?

“It’s never right. Violence is never the answer,” my wife said. “But what if—” “Never, ever, ever ever—” “But what if—” “NEVER, NEVER, NEVER—” “OKAY! I get it! I get it.” My wife is breathing heavily through flared nostrils. I

Posted in Climate Change, Ugly Partisan Politics

Piecing Ourselves Back Together

If you’re like me, and why wouldn’t you be, your consciousness has changed over the last few decades. You remember a time, when news was a newspaper, or perhaps, a 24 hour cable TV station. CNN to be precise. There

Posted in Climate Change, Making a Writing Life

Geoengineering and Contraceptives, Plan B on a World Like Ours

A traditional liberal-progressive handwringing over the horrors of geo-engineering appeared in the NYT yesterday. As a hand-wringing progressive liberal, the piece irritated me, as it cleaves through the center of my political ideology vis a vis climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. The

Posted in Climate Change