Norman Fisher notes that because the challenge of climate change is a matter of "...human beings thinking and behaving in a way that’s guaranteed to compound our problems," Zen practices have something vital to offer.
For one hour, use your power to change the world. Climate change is the great teacher of our interdependence, with each other and Earth. Open to this wonder by turning off your lights for one Earth Hour tonight at 8:30 pm, wherever you are.
Joining with other spiritual traditions and artists, the Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement (DANCE) organized a protest against "Gross Negligence" on the part of British Petroleum. This is how we can "multiply our courage."
Many sanghas are gathering to share teachings, raise funds and awareness during the first annual Earth Care Week. We're exploring as a community the threat of climate change as ground for our awakening.