Tomorrow is Earth Day

Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 is Earth Day. Not just any Earth Day–the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day. The Earth Day organization had big plans for activities across the globe (including a Teach-in at the Cary Downtown Farmers Market on “Reducing Your Carbon Foodprint” organized in part by yours truly), but, alas, they … More Tomorrow is Earth Day

Online Talk Series on Combining Spiritual Practice and Social Activism Starts Tonight

I hear a lot of people say, especially during this time of global pandemic, that they don’t follow the news because if they do, they can’t maintain their spiritual mindset. But is that true? Does a deep engagement in spiritual practice require turning away from the ills of society? After all, two of the greatest … More Online Talk Series on Combining Spiritual Practice and Social Activism Starts Tonight

Turn off your lights at 8:30 PM tonight for Earth Hour

For all of us who are living under quarantine or governmentally-mandated stay-at-home orders, there is still something we can do today to demonstrate our commitment to the environment. At 8:30 local time on Saturday, March 28, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and other conservation organizations are asking for businesses and individual to turn off all … More Turn off your lights at 8:30 PM tonight for Earth Hour

Poets for Science

Not only is April host to Earth Day, but it also National Poetry Month here in the US. ┬áThose two events intersected yesterday in a program that Academy of American Poets Chancellor Jane Hirshfield developed called “Poets for Science.” Hirshfield is one of the most accomplished contemporary American poets, and environmental awareness has long been … More Poets for Science