Environmental Humanities

In honor of the Winter Solstice, we share this moment of quiet reflection from one of our favorite poets, Mary Oliver.

White-Eyes

By Mary Oliver

In winter
    all the singing is in
         the tops of the trees
             where the wind-bird

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.


 

There has been much religious activity surrounding COP26 since last Thursday’s update. Here are a few of the top stories.

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