Climate Justice

Book Review: The Weight of Light

The Weight of Light: A Collection of Solar Futures is an innovative collection of short stories and essays that explore four different takes on what a solar-powered future will look like.

Posted in Book Reviews, Cli-Fi, Climate, Climate Fiction (Plot), Climate Fiction (Refugees), Climate Fiction (Setting), Climate Justice, Environmental Justice, Global Warming, Politics, Solar

Spring is Coming

Spring is coming.

Carbondale Spring is a visionary development proposal for the city of Carbondale, Illinois. This proposal serves as both a local response to the global climate crisis and as a solution to many other challenges and needs facing Carbondale on a local and regional level.

Posted in Carbondale Spring, Climate Justice, Environmental Justice, Global Warming, IL, Politics, Southern Illinois, Voting

Finding Climate Courage

Extinction Rebellion by Julia Hawkins

What we need in 2019 is climate courage. We need to act boldly and decisively for climate justice. Climate justice delayed is climate justice denied. Let’s not wait another 12 years, or 2 years, or even a single day. It’s time for climate action now.

Posted in Climate, Climate Justice, Global Warming, Personal, Southern Illinois

Thanos Was Wrong: Environmentalists Should Reject Malthusianism

This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War. You’ve been warned!

Pop Quiz: Do you think that overpopulation is one of the greatest environmental threats facing Planet Earth today? Are human beings an inherently destructive species whose growth needs to be kept in check? Do we just need to have fewer humans on this planet in order to restore balance and live more sustainably?

Posted in Climate Justice, Environmental Justice, Superheroes
My name is Treesong. I'm a father, author, talk radio host, and Real Life Superhero. I live in Carbondale, Southern Illinois. I write novels, short stories, and poetry, mostly about the climate.

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