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Finding hope for the climate: Lessons from a community climate party

The more you learn, talk, and act on climate change, the more opportunities you have to experience some seriously dark emotions. I certainly have — I know climate dread, fear, and anger pretty well. I allow myself to feel them sometimes, but I also believe that too much of those dark emotions will be our … Continue reading Finding hope for the climate: Lessons from a community climate party

When talking about cancer, metaphors matter

Cancer is hard to talk about. It’s serious, often frightening, and complicated. So, as with many complex topics, we often turn to metaphor. In discussions of cancer, metaphors are rampant. One in particular — that of a fight — is especially common. She’s battling cancerHe’s putting up a real fight against his diseaseYou can beat … Continue reading When talking about cancer, metaphors matter


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