COVIdealism

There’s something in the air… well, something other than novel coronavirus (which is not in fact airborne, but practice social distancing anyway because some people have projectile sneezing capabilities). Maybe it’s the hint of spring, arriving just in time to give us a mote of hope in a deeply anxious time. But I think it’s…

Solar Flares: #BridgeOut

When I first heard the name, I found it off-putting. Who would want to join a group called “Extinction Rebellion”? In late 2018, both words smacked of the lunatic fringe. The public discourse surrounding climate change (it wasn’t a “crisis” yet) mostly revolved around ideas like “sustainable development” to avoid “extreme weather events.” No one…