climate crisis

August 22, 2021

A Tired Age

As I write this, a hurricane is approaching the eastern seaboard, which captures the general mood for the past eighteen months: the waiting-and-seeing.

July 30, 2020


“You can put on a jacket,” she says, “but you can’t take off your skin.”

June 18, 2020


More than ever, surrealism might be the best strategy for surviving these days.

April 21, 2020


I remember the sound of white thunder, that bone-shuddering crack as another piece of a glacier fell into the sea.

February 22, 2020


The machine says tens of millions of people will flood into Las Vegas as well as Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, and Houston.

January 11, 2020


The priest apologized for the warm weather. “This new climate is beyond me,” he said.

January 1, 2020


Now begins the season of Arvo Pärt and private hymns for a better year.

July 9, 2019


I cannot shake the airless world of this film that lives in the eerie twilight between calamity and silence.

May 20, 2019

Our Broken Sky

Like a modern-day Virgil, David Wallace-Wells guided me through tomorrow’s weaponized geography of fire, mud, drought, floods, toxins, rain bombs, and damage mechanics.