Climate Change Science Haiku

Seattle-based oceanographer Greg Johnson is usually processing data from Argo floats–instruments in the ocean that measure things like ocean temperature, salinity, and density. But after reading the 5th IPCC Report that was published in 2013, he found himself...
Ozymandias and the Anthropocene

Ozymandias and the Anthropocene

I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: ‘Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions...
Stay together learn the flowers go light

Stay together learn the flowers go light

The rising hills, the slopes, of statistics lie before us. The steep climb of everything, going up, up, as we all go down. In the next century or the one beyond that, they say, are valleys, pastures, we can meet there in peace if we make it. To climb these coming...
Considering Leaves

Considering Leaves

You could rake leaves while the glaciers melt and horses stand somewhere in a field with the sound of wind blowing rain into their manes you could go to a job you don’t love and live in a house you don’t want and sit in traffic and feel trapped watching the eagles...