If Climate Change Meant Not Doom—But Abundance

From a Washington Post opinion essay by Rebecca Solnit headlined “What if climate change meant not doom—but abundance?”:

Rebecca Solnit, a writer and historian, is the author of more than 20 books and co-editor of the anthology “Not Too Late: Changing the Climate Story From Despair to Possibility.”

A monastic once told me renunciation can be great if it means giving up things that make you miserable.

This vision, I think, is what has been missing when we talk about the climate crisis — and how we should respond to it.