Category: Climate Crisis

Fear is a Rational Response

23 July 2019

(Cross posted from a post specifically made for my Facebook) I feel uncomfortable posting as many scary climate crisis stories as I do but recently I went to a talk by a climate psychologist who said that one of the problems with climate activism has been this idea that we shouldn’t scare people. This idea, […]

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Mass Extinction

23 June 2019

mass extinctions we’re dropping like flies everything everywhere eventually dies

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Childless Women

12 May 2019

We are just childless women but you like to call us selfish women. While you preach your gospel of family values and hide away in your homogenous houses. Hey, now that the Arctic is melting and now that our planet is dying… where are you? There. We see you. Expelling your energy policing our wombs. […]

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Rebecca Solnit on Hope in Dark Times

30 April 2019

The moment passed long ago, but despair, defeatism, cynicism, and the amnesia and assumptions from which they often arise have not dispersed, even as the most wildly, unimaginably magnificent things came to pass. There is a lot of evidence for the defense… Progressive, populist, and grassroots constituencies have had many victories. Popular power has continued […]

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If the land is sick, you are sick.

30 April 2019

I just read this article: ‘If the land is sick, you are sick’: An Aboriginal approach to mental health in times of drought. It made me think… We were camping in outback NSW recently and the signs of drought were everywhere. The last time I’d been there, the land was abundant with strange and fascinating […]

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The Climate Crisis and Colonialism

1 April 2019

There once was a time when we thought that nature’s gifts were endless, boundless, for us. The taking and taming of land was our birthright and animals were just things for us to use, consume, abuse. Much of those attitudes remain with us today. When I say “we” and “us” I refer to the white […]

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as long as we breathe

6 March 2019

While the ice is melting and our lands are burning and our forests are dying and our oceans are choking the fight for hope is daily the fight for life is dire When we were young my love our old age was assumed now I look at your face my love and my heart fills […]

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Apocalypse Soon

10 February 2019

I’m busy trying to get rich and famous before the world ends. I’m frantically trying to figure out how to make a living while countries freeze, flood or burn and species die in the hundreds of thousands. I’m wondering what the hell is the point of art if we’re all going to die. I’m wondering […]

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The world is not your oyster

4 April 2018

The world is not your oyster its flesh wasn’t made for you to greedily slide into your mouth and mindlessly consume that girl is not your chattel her form wasn’t made for you to thrust yourself inside her skin and violently abuse those folk are not your servants their homes were not made for you […]

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