Politics

Our Latest Electric Car Adventures

In May of 2019, my wife Grace and I purchased a fully electric 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf. I wrote a travelogue about my adventurous road trip from Memphis, TN to Carbondale, IL. Now, it’s time for an update about what owning an electric car in Southern Illinois has been like so far.

Posted in Electric Cars, IL, Personal, Politics, Southern Illinois

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

Captain Marvel and the Evolution of Justice in the MCU

All of this scrutiny on the politics of Captain Marvel led me to ask an important question about these complex, fascinating, and endlessly entertaining films that have been captivating the imaginations of millions of fans for over a decade now. What is the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s concept of justice?

Posted in Politics, 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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