REVIEW: Time to Stand Up

An increase in the world temperature by two degrees Celsius will cause “horrific consequences,” she writes, “but after that . . . we enter a serious tipping point of three to four degrees, at which time New York goes underwater, coral reefs completely die, and Italy, Spain, and Greece become desert-like. If we rise to over five to six degrees, then we’re looking at extinction.

time to stand upA new “manifesto for our earth” by Buddhist teacher Thanissara dissects how modern Western Buddhism has failed to address the climate crisis adequately thus far – and how we can do better in the future. Find my full review here on Buddhist Door.

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