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climate change


  • Searching for El Dorado: The Colonial Fantasy of the Amazon

    by Ed Simon

    There is a direct ideological thread that runs from the early explorers of the Caribbean and South America and the current environmental catastrophe unfolding in the Brazilian rainforest as fire burns its way across the length of a land which was once called paradise. 


  • Climate Change and the Last Great Awakening

    by Douglas S. Harvey

    The Last Great Awakening, if it is to be massive and successful, must involve profoundly altering our personal behaviors and inner lives while seriously committing to living in a sustainable way.



  • Misreading the story of climate change and the Maya

    by Kenneth Seligson

    While Earth has not been this warm in human history, we can learn about coping with climate change by looking to the Classic Maya civilization that thrived between A.D. 250-950 in Eastern Mesoamerica.



  • How the Little Ice Age Changed History

    Starting in the fourteenth century, cooling temperatures disrupted our economic and social structures—and may have given rise to the modern world.