As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.
“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” Today, Americans are forgetting.
If not cathedrals, what then are irreplaceable? Human life, above all, with animal and plant life close behind – and ideals and quests.
The cost of the global so-called war on terror will soon surpass $6 trillion.
“People don’t know how to have a dialogue any more.” My hope is that the case of 19th-century climatology will remind us what a genuine dialogue looks like.
There is a lot for us to do, and unless we have public space, we can’t do the work of building a different kind of society and a different kind of world.
Good and evil may be meaningful terms of analysis for theologians. They are useless to historians.
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