I want to work with—not against. I want to find ways for the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy to hurt less, not more. I want us to find ways to make the transition an opportunity for everyone. Because, I remind myself, we’re in this one together.
The rain came last week. It came too fast and too hard. Instead of soaking deep into the earth, it carried off topsoil—and all the eggs. This is the new normal.
Speaking to someone about climate change doesn’t have to be scary if you keep these 7 points in mind.
Find a way to talk. Find a way to listen. Raise your hand without apology. Speak from your heart. Do it for your children. Do it for your children’s children. Do it for the planet and all her inhabitants. Do it for yourself.
Was I scared? Yes. Did I think I might mess up? Yes. Did I have to keep reminding myself that this was not about me, but something bigger than me? Yes. Was I grateful for support? Absolutely!
Did I feel courageous? Not so much.