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Book reading and signing, Olympia, WA, April 9, 2016
On March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

My reading from Last Stop Before Tomorrow originally scheduled for March 12th at Orca Books (509 E. 4th Ave.) in Olympia has been rescheduled for April 9th at 3:00 p.m. It will be a great event with a panel of writers reading from and talking about their work. I hope to see you there. Bring your […]

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Change of date for Olympia reading
On March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

My reading and book signing at Orca Books in Olympia, WA has been changed from this Saturday, March 12th to Saturday, April 9th. at 3:00 p.m. If you are in the Olympia area, I hope you can join me at the Orca Books event, 509 E. 4th Ave. in Olympia. It promises to be an […]

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Climate change destiny
On February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

One could say that the climate changes and systemic impacts we are now facing, that threaten to disrupt critical life-support systems, have been our destiny since we first appeared as a species, inquisitive and clever. From the making of our first tool, we were on our way. Looking back at our past, there appears an […]

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The challenge we face
On January 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

We can remind ourselves that we are on and in a journey, this species of ours, arrived at this point in the story, this moment of danger and destruction, this moment of the climate change mirror and the habitat loss mirror and the population growth mirror and the violence mirror, this moment when we can […]

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Reading at the Eugene Public Library
On January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

For those of you in the Eugene area who missed my book launch reading and book signing at Tsunami Books last November, the Eugene public library has invited me to read as part of their local authors series. I’ll be reading at the main branch (100 W 10th Ave, Eugene) on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 […]

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Polarization over climate change
On January 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

From article in NYTimes “Ted Cruz Surges Past Donald Trump to Lead in Iowa Poll” by Trip Gabriel DEC. 12, 2015 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/13/us/politics/ted-cruz-surges-past-donald-trump-to-lead-in-iowa-poll.html?_r=0 “The poll provided a snapshot of how conservative Iowa’s likely Republican voters are. Nearly six in 10 say climate change is a hoax. More than half want mass deportations of illegal immigrants. Six […]

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Why have we not responded to climate change sooner and faster?
On December 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s easy to feel frustrated with the pace of our response to climate change, to feel that we should be doing more, making changes faster, etc. Some 45 or so years have passed since we first became aware of the potentially dire consequences of our behavior on the planet and still forests come down and […]

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What do we make of climate change denial?
On December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

I read in a recent NYTimes article the statement, “The poll provided a snapshot of how conservative Iowa’s likely Republican voters are. Nearly six in 10 say climate change is a hoax.” That is a remarkable number, given the data available, the evidence, the hard science of green house gases trapping heat, and almost universal […]

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Paris climate change talks and Last Stop Before Tomorrow
On December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

In Paris, we see world leaders struggle to take action to constrain climate change, to take hold of history and direct its course. The story in Last Stop Before Tomorrow asks how in control of the unfolding narrative of the human enterprise we are, to what degree we tell the story of which we are […]

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Tools and history
On December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

At the core of Last Stop Before Tomorrow is our human relationship with technology. Let’s remember that technology is just a fancy name for tools. These days, we tend to think of technology in terms of computers and high tech generally. But a hammer and a nail are of the same category as our smart […]

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