Have a Green Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love it because it calls us to remember the bounty of nature, and the debt of gratitude we owe to those first settlers and the native people of this continent. What’s more, the ritual of Thanksgiving is so simple that everyone can take part – sharing good [Read More...]

What Do You Love and Hope Never to Lose to Climate Change?

Traveling Climate Ribbon Exhibit at the Parliament of the World's Religions, Salt Lake City, October 2015

“The secure rhythms of nature that are the foundation of our home.” — Rachel, Illinois “Clean air and water for my grandchildren.” — Cheryl, Utah “We are losing nothing short of life itself.” — Susan, Faiths for Safe Water “Love, family, life.” — Great-grandmother Mary Lyons, Ojibwe Elder, Member of The Grandmothers Circle What do [Read More...]

Michael Dowd: When Religion Fails, Economics Become Demonic

Michael Dowd

For my fifth Pando Populus post, I’ve asked my good friend Michael Dowd to briefly highlight some of the ideas he will discuss during his 2p.m. Friday June 5 presentation on “The Sacred Side of Science: Evidence as Modern-Day Scripture, Ecology as Theology,” at the “Seizing an Alternative: Toward an Ecological Civilization” conference (Section 4, [Read More...]