by Gretel Ehrlich, Jared Duval, Jay Griffiths, Peter Sawtell, Pico Iyer, and Carl Safina
Published in the September/October 2008 issue of Orion magazine
Much has been written about the mechanics of climate change, about its physical manifestations, and about how we are—and are not—addressing it as a society. Recently Orion asked six authors to describe what the changing climate is doing to them personally—how it is affecting their hearts and souls. Here’s what they had to say:
Strange Weather (32), 2006 ,20 x 26 inches, oil on canvas.
Strange Weather (34), 2006, 20 x 26 inches, oil on canvas.
Anticipating Our Future
Strange Weather (35) 2006, 18 x 19 inches, oil on canvas.
Strange Weather (4) 2005, 20 x 26 inches, oil on canvas.
The Source of Hope
Untitled (oil wells), 2008, 38 x 44 inches, oil on canvas.
The Inner Climate
House, Brush Fire, 2006, 38 x 48 inches, oil on canvas.
The Moral Climate