Welcome to the new Yale Forum Blog!
We will be sharing a variety of original content including interviews, reviews, reports from the field, new and enhanced resources on the Forum website, content from our new video podcast series, FORE Spotlights, and much more.
Check back every Tuesday and Thursday for new content.
Hope – that potent elixir of heretofore unknown strength can move the proverbial mountains. It is arguably our greatest resource. But in a world of increasing obstacles and intensity, hope can be a scarce commodity – the overwhelming nature of the problems before us can easily lead to paralysis and despair.
This week’s episode of Spotlights is a clip from last week’s episode, featuring the artist and educator, Nicole Dixon. In this clip, she talks about lessons that can be learned through attention to nature, specifically the nonjudgmental growth and resilience that redwoods teach us.
[Image credit: Nicole Dixon, “The Age Forgets But The Tree Re-members,” acrylic, charcoal, wood, fabric, chalk pastel, and gold leaf on canvas, 36” x 36”, 2021]
There has been much religious activity surrounding COP26 since last Thursday’s update. Here are a few of the top stories.