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The devastation wrought by the wildfires shook one of the fundamental practices of some Australian Buddhists. An Australian Buddhist chaplain answers their question: “How can I meditate when the world literally burns around me?”
Some would say that believing the science means admitting that it's too late, that the only reasonable response is to participate in "planetary hospice." This zen priest and climate scientist suggests otherwise.
With Manjushri's sword of wisdom, we need not shy away from the connection between extravagant consumption and the climate crisis. In this article, economics scholar Clair Brown links vast wealth inequality with ecological breakdown in the context of dominant culture's errant values ... and then she offers a better Way.
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.
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.
Gifts and Risks of the Winter Dark
One Earth Sangha's director takes a moment to reflect on the precious unique gifts offered by our particular orientation within the cosmos.
In writing about the ecodharma of not eating meat, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says, "The most striking quality that humans and animals have in common is the capacity to experience suffering."
Caring for the Earth as Buddhist Practice
Buddhism emphasizes that our individual actions affect the world around us, and it follows that caring for the natural world begins with each of us.
"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.
"We need to recognize that what society presents as real is more like a lie and take another way" Earlier this summer, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa spoke frankly on renunciation, contentment and the climate crisis.