Megafire and the Pyrocene

Megafire and the Pyrocene

Are the fires threatening human settlements unprecedented? Besides deforestation, the rain forest has come up in another context as well in recent years. The newspaper headlines fairly shout it out. “The Amazon rainforest is on fire; Climate scientists f...
Christianity and Environmentalism

Christianity and Environmentalism

This was my first ever published article. I wrote it soon after returning from service in the Peace Corps in Paraguay as an extension forester. As such, this article constituted a bridge, from my hitherto contemplated career in forestry (in fact, I had...
The Environmentalist Response

The Environmentalist Response

Help! Someone Trashed My Environmentalist Credentials! Originally published January 13th, 2003. Not that I really care that much about impressing environmentalists. They are a breed apart, a priesthood bent on maintaining the unspoiled worship of the...