Articles on EcoDharma

Following the People's Climate Mobilization, we might ask "was that effective?" or "what next?" In her warm and wise letter to new activists, long-time engaged environmentalist, Sarah Vekasi, addresses the importance of a mindful approach to becoming and staying engaged.
"On April 29th ...I will be marching not only on behalf of people here in the U.S. but on behalf of people all around the world... especially those whose voices will never reach our leaders." Join Bhikkhu Bodhi and hundreds of ecosattvas at the People's Climate Mobilization. Here's why this mobilization is crucial.
Buddhism and the Economics of Climate Change
If economies have no essential nature, could one path forward into our climate change reality be a kind of softening—to accept the economy as a koan that helps us focus on what is right in front of us right now.
Can Buddhist leaders and teachers advocate for social and climate justice yet steer clear of political affiliation? Bikkhu Bodhi encourages bold but non-partisan engagement, envisioning a pan-Buddhist alliance to protect of all vulnerable beings.
Report from Standing Rock
"What one is bequeathed through the gift of Standing Rock is a clarified, strong, heart, burning with a light of commitment and hope in the face of incalculable odds."