What the cleanup tells us about the power of Federal waterway protections.
Since the blues ought to be tall birds
wading and wailing
when the sun dies—
let the blues fill its lungs now
What’s between them is a mystery.
The way the leaves that flag in the wind
know to be leaves, or the tree knows to grow them.
Julia Conley: ‘This Is Our Future’ Without Climate Action, Advocates Warn After Pipeline Causes Fire in Gulf of Mexico
The Gulf of Mexico is on fire, it’s 112 degrees in Portland, roads and rails are crumbling from the sun, wildfire and hurricane season are here in record time and people are concerned about the cost of going green. COMPARED TO WHAT?”
I hear my grandmother’s voice, a divination,
Thick rolls the mist, that smokes and falls in dew.
It’s summer and the gods are playing tug of war with the wind and the sun. Some days are dead-weighted with humid air that clings to our our faces like … Continue reading
shadow seeks shadow,
then both leaf
and leaf-shadow are lost
Daniel Johnson, Raquel Partelli Feltrin: Trees are dying of thirst in the Western drought – here’s what’s going on inside their veins
Like humans, trees need water to survive on hot, dry days, and they can survive for only short times under extreme heat and dry conditions.
Katharine Hayhoe: We Don’t Need a New Report to Know It’s Time to Act Urgently on the Climate Crisis
What we see today is just a fraction of what’s anticipated unless serious and immediate actions are taken to reduce carbon emissions.
In “Finding the Mother Tree,” forest ecologist Suzanne Simard illuminates the complicated and intimate world of trees.