Messy Truth & Meta-Reconciliation

"Last night's amazing aurora show over Senja, Norway, was nothing short of magical," reports photographer Adrien Mauduit on Nov. 11th, 2018. "During one outburst of lights, this image appeared. Huge colorful pillars took the shape of a fiery bird." With every bone of my earth-bound body, I am convinced that we are now at perhaps... Continue Reading →

… because it’s already too late?

  Now it is too late. We cannot solve these global issues globally... Now it is up to us... Let us use whatever power and influence we have, working with whatever resources are already available, mobilizing the people who are with us to work for what we care about. As Teddy Roosevelt enjoined us: "Do... Continue Reading →

HOPE is more than just a 4-letter word!

I'm inspired to talk about hope by this brilliant essay by Quinn Norton that appeared recently on Empty Wheel: A SERMON ON HOPE Here is a sip of bitter tea from that essay: Hope isn’t just looking at the positive things in this world, or expecting the best. That’s a fragile kind of cheerfulness, something... Continue Reading →

Why Ecopscychology Now?

I and many other radical ecopsychologists maintain that when it comes to the climate crisis, mainstream psychology is a big part of the problem, and not necessarily a part of the solution. The reasoning behind this critique is that the climate crisis is a spiritual crisis - or,  if you prefer, a relational crisis -... Continue Reading →

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