Attention and Memory As Climate Action

Attention and Memory As Climate Action

I said to my husband Bob this morning, “I’m hopeful we’ll win the Senate and keep the House.” (Yes, I’m a Democrat. Yes, by the time you get this I still believe I will be proven right.) He shrugged, “I’m realistic. We’ll see.” We laughed. That’s our dynamic–I...
Why Climate Optimism Matters

Why Climate Optimism Matters

Did you know the oil and gas industry has been spending very big bucks for decades to convince people like you and me there is no chance to avert the climate crisis? I discovered this reading Dr. Britt Wray newsletter…  “The US congressional investigation into...
Holding Both Fear & Hope

Holding Both Fear & Hope

It’s been a while since I wrote a Create + Climate missive.  I took a lot of the summer to reflect on how I want to use my creative energy going forward, the changes I’m going to be making to my business to free me up to focus more time on climate activism, and...
Meet The Garbage Queen

Meet The Garbage Queen

Hi Creator Who is Helping Create a New Story that Saving our Species (and lots of others species too) is Entirely Possible, Who changes culture? Artists. Writers. Healers. Thinkers. Rebels. Creators. Entrepreneurs. If you create, if you support others who create, if...
You’ve got 2 years

You’ve got 2 years

If you are new here, I write about how to be a climate activist from time to time. It’s been a passion of mine since the late 70’s and it’s never been more vital. As in 2 years vital. That’s what the most recent IPCC report (part 3 of the...
Art Changes Hearts

Art Changes Hearts

It’s been a minute – first I experienced a touch of end-of-the-year exhaustion and then a lovely rest with my girl Lilly visiting (yay for snow in Seattle she got to stay four more days!), and then Bob and I took a trip to run and hike in Big Bend National Park....