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News & Notes
What We Can Do
Chera Hammons on Writing about the Natural WorldBy Nancy Holochwost, Associate Editor • June 8, 2023
A Curious Observer
Synne Borgen on Patience and PerspectiveBy Hank Stephenson, Manuscript Reader • June 7, 2023
June: This Month in Sun History
A Look Back for Our 50th Year of PublicationJune 1, 2023
Rebecca Priestley On Finding Hope Amid The Climate Crisis
I’m not talking about burning the system down. . . . I simply think that the things we can do to respond to climate change will also make the world a better place for most people.
In general my job was predicated on my ability to suppress rage. I was an itinerant instructor, an adjunct whose career depended on good reviews from my co-instructor.
Observations On Ice
We have been repeatedly warned about the dangers posed by calving ice. Yet I still hope to see it: a spectacle of devastation. Reveal yourself to me, I demand. The glacier answers with silence.
Take care of yourself during this essay, whatever that means for you. Perhaps you need to drink a lot of water or unwrap a snack (quietly please!) or play Angry Birds on your phone — whatever works to tamp down your discomfort.
Breaking a leg, giving birth, suffering for beauty