Joanna Macy describes the fears that keep us captive and the principles of empowerment in her essay, “Working Through Environmental Despair“. These are my favourite bits: Our culture conditions us to view pain as dysfunctional. (pg. 5) Taking action on behalf of our common world has unfortunately become confused with winning an argument. (pg. 6) […]
Yo – I was just in Doha, Qatar attending the United Nations climate negotiations with the Canadian Youth Delegation (CYD).
Sometimes I feel totally helpless in the lessening of the climate crisis; I feel as if my personal actions & reservations cannot alleviate climate injustice, and I feel flashes of disempowerment as a result. However, at the same time I feel powerful enough to take on the world. And I believe that I can change […]
If ya’ll are good at internet sleuthing, you might notice that a similarly-named blog exists in the blogosphere called mvbphotography.ca. Yes, that’s mine too! Photography and ecology are kind of my two “things”. They’re what I’m known for in my neck of the woods. If peeps need photos, they come at me. If peeps want […]