Sumeru News — Environmental Issues

Green Buddhism article

Buddhism of the Future Eco Action Engaged Buddhism Environmental Issues Teacher Stories

Here's my latest article. It's an introduction to Green Buddhism for an international quarterly magazine for environmental educators in the K-12 space: https://greenteacher.com/green-buddhism/  

Read more →


Book Culture update

Books Buddhist Studies Engaged Buddhism Environmental Issues

Here's my latest article for Buddhistdoor Global. It's about book culture, and Buddhist publishing specifically: https://www.buddhistdoor.net/features/weve-turned-another-page/

Read more →


Teaching the Environmental Activists of Tomorrow about Project Management Today

Eco Action Engaged Buddhism Environmental Issues

I recently wrote an article for Green Teacher magazine about how to incorporate project management into environmental education. If you are interested in this other aspect of my work, happy reading: https://greenteacher.com/project-management-in-ee/

Read more →


Significance of Tibet's Environment in This Fragile Planet

Dalai Lama Eco Action Engaged Buddhism Environmental Issues Tibet

The health of Tibet's environment is critical to billions of people who live downstream from its watershed in many of Asia's great rivers. While the Tibetan Plateau is suffering from excessive mining, deforestation, river damming, and biodiversity loss, it remains marginalized in most discussions about what to do with our environmental crisis. Out of sight and out of mind, rather like the Great Barrier Reef upon which so much sea life depends. This Fragile Planet: His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Environment, edited by Michael Buckley, makes the case for all of us to take action on behalf of the world's...

Read more →


Introducing Dark Mountain

Buddhism of the Future Eco Action Engaged Buddhism Environmental Issues

Just sent off Cataloguing in Publication applications for two books I'll be publishing in May, and I'm very excited about them. They're both by members of the Dark Mountain writers collective in England. Here's how DM describes itself: In 2009, two English writers published a manifesto. Out of that manifesto grew a cultural movement: a rooted and branching network of creative activity, centred on the Dark Mountain journal, sustained by the work of a growing gang of collaborators and contributors, as well as the support of thousands of readers around the world. Together, we are walking away from the stories...

Read more →