Climate Stories

The Universal Politics of Misdirected Anger

Some brief thoughts on how politicians take advantage of our frustrations and defer leadership on complex and challenging issues–I’ll get some reflections out by the end of the week on Morocco and my time at COP22. Some of the biggest commitments to action at this year’s UN climate negotiations came from developing countries, but the interests … Continue reading The Universal Politics of Misdirected Anger

360 By Bike Will Be On Hiatus for the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech

I just wanted to let everyone know that there will be an interruption to the normal flow of content here. For the next few weeks, I’ll be attending the 22nd UN Climate Conference (COP22) in Morocco. I’ll mostly be writing for The Verb, a newswire service that brings technical expertise to environmental news coverage and syndicates … Continue reading 360 By Bike Will Be On Hiatus for the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech

Summer Ends in Greece: 14 Photos From the Road

Athens/Αθήνα, Greece to Pogradec, Albania– 608 km this section (Total Mileage: 12,522 km/40,075 km) As those of you who’ve read my last few posts will know, my mother and a family friend, Jeanie Daskais, joined me on the road through Greece, Albania and Montenegro. My mother had been volunteering in refugee camp clinics on the eastern Greek island of … Continue reading Summer Ends in Greece: 14 Photos From the Road

Climate Change and Compromise: The Ethic of Nothing’s Simple Farm

Theo Ciszewski is a friend and Whitman classmate. He graduated in 2015 with a degree in Politics and French, and immediately started his own farm business on rented land. Now in his second season with Nothing’s Simple Farm, he supplies CSA, restaurant and market customers in Walla Walla, Washington. He began work on the farm … Continue reading Climate Change and Compromise: The Ethic of Nothing’s Simple Farm