As we begin a new year, although climate change claims every other major news headline, there are reasons for hope this year.
Conservationist John Muir found inspiration in nature, which is once again serving as a model on how to solve the formidable challenge of mitigating climate change.
Two degrees. This has always been the focus, the threshold, the point of no return. At the San Francisco Global Climate Action Summit, a temperature increase of two degrees no longer seemed urgent enough. And it isn’t.
With environmental news perpetually disheartening, the tragedy that struck Cape Town filled me not with discouragement nor worry, but rather hope.