Articles on compassion

The Suffering that Leads to the End of Suffering
The U.S. Government and media may be breaking the silence on climate change. How is it that we live our lives with only intermittent awareness of the truth of global warming? Is responding as difficult as we might think? Joseph Goldstein, cofounder of Insight Meditation Society, explores the teachings that shed light on these questions.
The Work that Reconnects
How can we uncover and sustain our own power to respond to a challenge as ominous as global climate change? In honor of Earth Day on April 22nd, we offer an introduction to the skillful means of Buddhist scholar and renowned activist, Joanna Macy and the Work that Reconnects.
Reflecting on the First Earth Care Week
With the first annual Earth Care Week concluding, we invite you reflect with us on your experiences, insights and ideas. Let's explore what it means to express a Buddhist response to climate change.