Staying Sane in the Face of the Climate Crisis

A talk by Caroline Brazier with a response from Joe Mishan: In these times of catastrophic environmental change, how can we find precious moments of peace and replenishment in our connection to the natural world?

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White Supremacy, Climate Crisis, and Human Trauma

Zen activist and climate scientist Kritee presents a holistic and integrated analysis of the common roots feeding our current crises.

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Changing Our Climate for the Better

An economic growth paradigm that produces endless consumerism and waste can only end in ruined lives and a ruined planet. Ajahn Sucitto contends that a life lived more simply can lead not only to personal satisfaction, but to surprising systemic change.

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The Dharma of Climate Action

Tibetan Rinpoche Anam Thubten analyzes the gap between climate crisis awareness and action and then urges us to leave our comfort zones, embrace the Boddhisattva ideal, and close the gap.

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This Is It Again: Embodying Racial & Ecological Justice in the Face of the Climate Emergency

Join the Thích Nhất Hạnh‘s Earth Holder Community for an eight-week online retreat, featuring “insightful talks, Earth-based mindfulness practice assignments, and online community gatherings.” From the organizer: This course will guide you in a process of looking into… Read More

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Climate, Corona, and Collapse

As racial justice protests swell, compounding the COVID-19 crisis that can already feel overwhelming, the Dharma continues to offer perspectives and practices to help us navigate these samsaric waters.

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Awakened Action: Women Leaders Speak to the Climate Catastrophe and Pandemic

Ten extraordinary women leaders, including Kritee (Kanko), Roshi Joan Halifax, and Joanna Macy, lead an all-day intensive workshop on the dramatic impacts of two defining crises: climate collapse and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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An Embodied Response to Coronavirus and Climate Chaos

Join One Earth Sangha Guiding Teacher Kaira Jewel Lingo for a six-session online training on embracing the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and our rapidly changing climate. Through mindfulness training and body wisdom practices, learn to meet your own grief and begin planting the seeds of collective transformation.

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Waking Up in the Climate Crisis: From Despair to Engagement

Shambhala’s Touching the Earth Collective hosts a live Zoom call with Dr. Renée Lertzman on understanding climate anxiety and inaction.

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Catholic-Buddhist Dialogue on Climate Change

In observance of Earth Day’s 50th anniversary, the Parliament of World Religions hosted a conversation featuring Buddhist and Catholic scholars exploring critical questions about spirituality, suffering, and what it means to be human in the age of climate crisis.

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Catholic-Buddhist Dialogue: Solidarity and Engagement on Climate Change

On the 50th Earth Day, join four prominent Buddhist and Catholic scholars in a webinar as they explore critical questions about spirituality, suffering, and what it means to be human in the age of climate crisis.

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Our House Is on Fire: Responding to the Climate Crisis

A day of conversation, contemplation, and engagement, with the aim of cultivating a mindful response to the climate crisis. Facilitated by Irene Woodard, GreenFaith Fellow and Vice-Chair of the GreenFaith Board of Directors, as well as a long-time Shambhala practitioner.

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Day of Mindfulness on Climate Change: Falling in Love with the Earth

Take part in a day of mindfulness and reflection, interspersed with readings of Thích Nhất Hạnh’s teachings on ecology and the Dharma.

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A Task for Mindfulness: Facing Climate Change (Part Two)

The mind faced with difficulty often makes matters worse. In the conclusion of our two-part series, Bhikkhu Anālayo clarifies the role of mindfulness in managing our own potential for harm as we endeavor to respond to the cries of the world. 

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A Task For Mindfulness: Facing Climate Change (Part One)

Skillfully blending compassion and dispassion, Bhikkhu Anālayo explores early Buddhist texts to discover the fundamental role for mindfulness in meeting even the suffering of global climate crisis in this first of a two-part series.

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Buddhist Climate Action: What Can I Do?

A day of workshops, dialogues, and talks dedicated to exploring how the rich variety of Buddhist practices can support and inform our response to the climate crisis.

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Mindfully Facing Climate Change

In this free, four week online series, Bhikkhu Anālayo presents a practical approach to the diverse challenges of climate change that is grounded in the teachings of early Buddhism.

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Community Climate Conversation – SF Dharma Collective

Join SF Dharma Collective for their monthly conversation about the climate crisis, focusing on the “five R’s”: Refuge, Resourcing, Renunciation, Reparations, and Rebellion.

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Community Climate Conversation – SF Dharma Collective

Join SF Dharma Collective for their monthly conversation about the climate crisis, focusing on the “five R’s”: Refuge, Resourcing, Renunciation, Reparations, and Rebellion.

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Community Climate Conversation – SF Dharma Collective

Join SF Dharma Collective for their monthly conversation about the climate crisis, focusing on the “five R’s”: Refuge, Resourcing, Renunciation, Reparations, and Rebellion.

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A Buddhist Perspective on Climate Engineering

Climate engineering is now a serious scientific and political conversation. Ven. Bhikkhu Vivekānanda explores the Dharma foundations that can inform our response to this daunting but increasingly real possibility.

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Sept 20 Climate Strike: Register a Local Meeting Place

As part of the global climate strike in solidarity with youth, use this form to register a meeting place that’s at or near the larger event in your area for Buddhist / Mindfulness folks to gather.  Just a… Read More

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NYC Pre-Youth Climate Strike Buddhist Gathering

Join Buddhist activists before the climate strike on September 20 to practice, chant, walk, and sing in support of climate justice.

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Together at the Edge: Buddhist Wisdom for Climate Change

Join Kristin Barker and Gabe Dayley for a one-day workshop on applying mindfulness and the Dharma to the climate crisis.

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A Primer on the Climate Crisis

by Lou Leonard and Kritee (Kanko) This primer was developed by in 2015 by Lou Leonard, One Earth Sangha’s co-founder and a head of the climate program at World Wildlife Fund and Kritee (Kanko), senior scientist at Environmental… Read More

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No Time to Lose: A Dharma Response to Climate Change — Livestream and In-person

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A day-long livestream from Spirit Rock featuring Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, James Baraz, Joanna Macy, Belvie Rooks, Jennifer Bezeran and more.

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Vesak and Climate Crisis at the UN

As part of the United Nation’s observance of the International Day of Vesak, Bhikkhu Bodhi’s keynote speech connected the Buddha’s core teachings to the impending climate crisis.

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Wesak Awakening: Buddhists Declaring Climate Emergency Together

Come together on Wesak (the anniversary of Buddha’s awakening) to bear witness together to our climate emergency. Take action for the world we love.

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Waking Up: A Mindful Exploration Of Our Relationship With Climate Crisis

Join Lori Stelling and Mike Coughlin, local leaders of N.V.I.M., for a day of meditation and reflection on our personal and communal relationship with the unfolding and escalating climate emergency.

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Awakening to the Climate Emergency: A Wesak Observance

In connection with the Call to Declare Climate Emergency and timed with Wesak, the annual observance of the Buddha’s Awakening, we invite you to come together as a sangha for a live-stream webinar featuring teachers such as Kittisaro and Thanissara followed by a community potluck.

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