We are living in an age of climate and ecological emergency. Buddhist teacher and Nonviolent Communication trainer Shantigarbha suggests practical ways to make a difference. With personal stories, examples and guided reﬂections you will learn to work with doubt, overwhelm, grief and anger; engage with the science of the climate debates; free yourself to align with life; and act with courage, humour and generosity.
About the author; Author's acknowledgements; Publisher's acknowledgements; Audio downloads; Introduction; 1. A Crisis of empathy; 2. Crisis? What crisis?; 3. Touching the earth; 4. Environmental ethics; 5. Compassionate action based on wisdom; 6. The five precepts; 7. The burning house; 8. Climate comedy; 9. Transforming anger; 10. Ecological grief; 11. Gratitude; 12. Nonviolent social change; 13. Be the change; 14. Climate justice and nonviolent disruption; 15. Final thoughts: the beauty and the terror; Appendix A – List of needs; Appendix B – List of feelings; Appendix C – Retreat centres; Suggestions for further reading; Notes; Index