Countering Dying by Patriarchy

The solution to countering patriarchy is often sought through gender equality. But to be equal in a patriarchal system only means women and men are more equal participants in that system. Despite the effort and laws, patriarchy’s rewards, opportunities, and demands still favor men.

Biodiversity Loss as Important as Climate Crisis

I have been really slow to recognize that the radical changes to climate that threaten survival of life are matched in importance by the severe loss of biodiversity. But when Lauren Van Ham (daughter), climate coordinator with United Religions Initiatives, told me she would be going in December Montreal for Cop15, the UN biodiversity international conference, I began to pay attention.