Beyond hope and despair?

If you are engaged in any way with sustainability, ecological health, climate change and energy transitions, restoration and protection, chances are you have danced with this question:

Do we have hope?

As our awareness rises – whether through a hard-hitting environmental program or documentary, or simply listening and hearing about the litany of declines and threats facing our webs of life – it is almost impossible not to have this question.

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Florida’s climate denial problem

You can read a fantastic piece by the Pacific Standard on the dangers and implications of the recent Florida decision to ban the terms “climate change” and “global warming” from policy docs … Props to my colleagues in this burgeoning... read more

Energy is Human eBook is out

I am happy to share the new eBook I produced and authored in collaboration with my colleagues at Brand Cool. This eBook presents fresh, innovative and essential perspectives on our work in the energy sector. (Hint: we are communicating and engaging with human beings, in all their complexity.) You can download this here. Contact me with any... read more

The Myth of Apathy at Yale

I’m delighted and honored to spend time at Yale University next week to discuss the myth of apathy and related climate psychology topics. One of the hosts had written a brilliant and long piece, We Are Terrified, which led to this invitation. If you are going to be in the vicinity, let me know!... read more

Can the military shift stance on climate? Not so fast.

I have been so fortunate to have had a series of fantastic conversations being interviewed by journalists. It’s one of my favorite things ever! And the folks at Climate Confidential are some of the very best – thoughtful, open, creative, super smart, and just awesome people. Check out this latest piece on the military and climate, featuring my take on whether the military can shift the stance on climate. (Hint: Not so fast.) Oh, and support Climate... read more

GoGreen Keynote: Interview online

I’m incredibly honored and excited to be giving a Keynote for the GoGreen Conference in Portland Oregon this October, as well as offering a workshop on engagement along with my colleagues at NWEI and BrightWorks. You can read a lovely interview they conducted with me, now... read more

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