The Biggest and Deadliest Right- Wing Media Lie That Must Stop

The Biggest and Deadliest Right- Wing Media Lie That Must Stop

It is now painfully clear just how much virulent lies from right-wing media have fueled election fraud conspiracies and deadly domestic terrorism. By perpetuating and amplifying outlandish fantasies, millions of Americans are in a hyped up state about something that did not occur. But Fox and other conservative news and talk outlets have also contributed to, if not caused, even more harm on another front over a full blown actual crisis they willfully ignore. I’m referring to their well-fueled disinformation campaign on ...
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Want More Climate Disasters and Global Pandemics? Vote Republican in November!

Want More Climate Disasters and Global Pandemics? Vote Republican in November!

On Medium August 31, 2020 Among the many outrageous lines and lies that came out of the most unconventional Republican National Convention (R.N.C. for Really No Clue?) the most egregious is what was not said. Over four nights of speeches, while several un-natural disasters were wreaking havoc in Louisiana, Texas, and California — not a word was mentioned about what is making these weather events more hellacious. Aside from the obligatory “thoughts and prayers go out to hurricane victims” — ...
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Maybe We Should Call it Climate Virus

Maybe We Should Call it Climate Virus

On Medium April 22, 2020 Much is being discussed, written, and lamented about the head-spinning, heartbreaking, and far-reaching impacts the coronavirus is having on all of us. Unfortunately, far less is being said about the underlying environmental factors behind the pandemic. In the wake of the 50th anniversary of Earth Week and as we enter the fourth month of the pandemic’s arrival in the states, it is worth noting stark contrasts between the urgent response to COVID-19 and the slower-moving ...
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Sundance 2020’s Eye on Environment Films Views the Future Through a Rearview Mirror

Sundance 2020’s Eye on Environment Films Views the Future Through a Rearview Mirror

On Medium February 11, 2020 Unlike Hollywood reporters on a deadline, I have the luxury of waiting a week or two before writing about films I’ve been fortunate to screen at Sundance. As an independent creator of media focused on environmental issues and climate content, I love attending what I call the “Altitude without Attitude” festival. The mood at Sundance is always light, with a party atmosphere, in sharp contrast to many of the docs, which tend to be about ...
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