In this episode, I reflect on how personal action and government action can pick up each other’s slack in dealing with our biggest problems — using the examples of coronavirus and climate change. And two Greek women’s delicious vegan food is giving me hope.
This week I talk about what degrowth can mean at home, and give tips on how to create spaces for “enough” stuff not to morph into “too much.” I crunch the climate numbers on living smaller based on a recent article in Energy Policy by Immanuel Stiess, Anja Umbach-Daniel, and Corinna Fischer. And my local […]
Welcome to “This Situation”! I talk about my time in Tino Sehgal’s fascinating installation/performance piece at Gropius Bau this past month, and how it felt to be an often lone voice on climate action. Then I get real about this podcast and promise to get back to my intended focus on positive visions of the […]
This week, I complain about cleaning yet MORE junk out of the junk house, the cluttered state of my apartment, and the problem of stuff in general. But there’s a silver lining — I’m taking part in an upcoming exhibition of “This Situation,” an art piece that involves talking about current and age-old problems by […]
I report back on the media diet I started two weeks ago, and find that it’s great reading less and being more mindful about my media consumption. Plus, climate activists boycott Facebook, why the BBC podcast “Forest 404” is making me happy, and what Nick Hornby’s reading philosophy could have to do with climate change.