“They never told us about climate change, and now it’s too late.”

I was returning from a climate conference and was the only passenger in the airport shuttle. The driver, Greg, and I were making small talk about the weather, which had, in the time I was away, produced deluges of unseasonable rain and some flooding. As I often do, I framed this situation as possibly related…

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Video: Climate Change- A Crisis in Decision Making

Underlying  climate change is an evolutionary challenge – our collective ability to make decisions which support sustainable systemic responses. As a novice filmmaker, I made this video a few years ago in an attempt to highlight a connection between the challenges of responding to climate change and the capacities needed to engage in effective democratic…

Decisions, Evolution, and Climate Change: Part 1 of 2

These two articles will frame human-created climate change, and our evolving capacities to escalate or de-escalate it, in terms of the universal and evolutionary dynamics of decision making. These articles are more academic than many blog posts on this site but offer a touchstone for ongoing reference. Part 1 describes these dynamics and uses personal…