A New Zealand sea lion, endangered. Photographed by me on New Zealand's South Island in 2011.

There’s more to “The Environment” than climate change

The overarching narrative of climate change cannot replace the localized stories of environmental degradation being written all over our Earth. Climate change is such an extensive problem that even many who acknowledge its causes are too frozen to act on it. All of us are responsible to varying degrees, and there is currently no one capable of forcing the …

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It’s a GOOD newsem!

As in a good-news poem, not necessarily a good news-poem. Obama made an executive call To give America's Cuba policy an overhaul. Some Republicans in Congress are pretty pissed, But soon enough I doubt the embargo will be missed. Global temperatures are still on the rise, But more of New York's gas will remain where …

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