In the past weeks, I have been reflecting on the varied responses to the current pandemic. Like you, I’m exposed to multiple stories of unregulated fear and panic driving people to narrow their sphere of concern as they scramble to populate their pantries and cupboards causing widespread shortages for others. Also, I have been deeply discouraged by the opposite reaction: … Read More
Happy New Year GAINS Community!
A Letter from the Incoming GAINS President As the incoming President I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy New Year and to share with you the vision and hope the board has for GAINS. These are certainly challenging times across our irreplaceable planet. It is difficult to embrace the New Year with enthusiastic openness … Read More
Youth and IPNB By Mandy Shewfelt
At GAINS we join with today’s youth and their vocal recognition of being the first generation to grow up living in the explicit reality of intense climate disruption. They are dealing with floods, the Arctic on fire, draughts, dangerous heat waves, intense weather disturbances, and a faster than expected warming climate. Species are becoming extinct at an alarming rate. Social … Read More