addressed to posterity: prologue

Welcome to a series of letters addressed to those who will inhabit the earth we leave behind. What would you say to future generations about how you’re making the world a better place for them—or not?   As a child, the idea of a time capsule mystified me. It was difficult to fathom the future—or…

the climate is changing… perhaps our beliefs should too.

Just a few days ago, the Facebook feeders, top-news scrollers, tree-huggers, and climate scientists all over the world welcomed (and cringed at) the latest IPCC report. The IPCC, or the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was started in 1994 to be the lab coats and number-crunchers behind the world’s mission to “prevent dangerous…

what is an environmentalist anyway?

Upon gifting my boyfriend the book ​Eaarth​ for his birthday, I inadvertently received a gift of my own. Bill McKibben’s 2011 warning to readers about global warming was momentous for me, a seminal source of information that kick-started what can be referred to as my ‘environmentalism’. It was in handing him my own copy that…

welcome to my innermost thoughts.

Thanks for finding your way here, I’m happy that you made it. My reasons for starting a blog are varied but few; I have many thoughts that remain unshared due to my relatively shy and hesitant nature, I need an alternative to mindless social media stalking and scrolling, and I wanted to learn a new…