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I am writing from Kauai, HI, while on a vacation, bracing myself for grading students’ term papers next week. Before humans discovered fossil fuels, it would not have been possible for me to fly here in a matter of hours, have the use of a car to explore this lovely island, and to reach its most remote beaches and hiking trails. 615 more words
While it is true that we are fighting our own demons in this country that contribute to fatal landslides and flooding caused by destructive storms, basically, and studies shows, that the main culprit is climate change. 498 more words
I don’t think that you always get the proper amount of respect. Allow me to explain why.
(Excuse the backstory- we’ll get there soon, I promise.) As I may or may not have already explained, I’m currently staying in the spare room of a town-home that also houses two small boys, ages 5 and 8. 594 more words
Stifling prison perhaps, but bell bringer-on of early bounty. The greenhouse effect. A small and false atmosphere, a tiny world, restricted and frosted, the plants inside see only through a glass, darkly, and we too, despite a planet-sized enclosure, are blind to the universe of possibilities beyond, the freedom, the space, the silence that might be ours if we could only look beyond our immediate confines, and wipe the carbon dioxide mist from our eyes.