As of the posting of this article, COP27 is still underway in Egypt. World leaders are going back and forth about the role of their nations in the growing climate crisis. Of course, the biggest question, can we slow the warming down enough before we hit the 3 degree celsius increase that scientists are warning […]Read More Why young people are anxious about the climate crisis
One challenge for people is how many days during the year there will be street flooding in front of their houses? That’s going to create a problem. So I think about it: how many days is there going to be six inches of water for over six hours in front of my house? Is that going to be 10 days a year,Read More Episode 6: What will climate change look like, and how will it affect the poor?
The front lines in the battle against the climate crisis are taking on many forms. Millions worldwide have marched, led protests, and even used (and I don’t condone this) violence to try and get their message across. A large amount of the energy behind this movement is from the youngest generation, Generation Z. One name […]Read More Episode 5: The young woman taking the fight to the capital
As I write this post, I watch the disastrous aftermath of Hurricane Ian. It smashed into the southwestern region of Florida as a category four storm and left an unbelievable amount of destruction in its wake. I’ve lived through every size storm, one through five. Believe me, if you’ve never been through one, you don’t […]Read More Episode 4: Lighting A Fire Under The Young.
I have a theory, and you’re welcome to shoot it down. Heck, I’m not entirely convinced of it, but I’ll mention it here. Climate Change became a political baton when the film Inconvenient Truth came out. That film was significant on many levels, but it failed in ONE HUMONGOUS way. It was just Al Gore. There, I’m […]Read More Episode 3: Why Climate is political. Why is climate political?
I think we’re probably going to lose a good half dozen neighborhoods between now and when I die and that we have to figure out a good way to lose them.Read More Episode 2: Selling Paradise during a climate crisis.
What happens if, to save the thing that you love, you lose what you love about it?Read More Episode 1: Welcome to Sinking Sunshine
Young people are scared for the future. And, I (a man of 50) can totally relate. The climate crisis is top of mind for members of GenZ, offering a sometimes dreary and even terrifying image of the future. In a world of rising seas, increased temperatures, eco-migrations, and the destruction of millions of more species, who wouldn’t […]Read More Welcome to Planet Earth 2072