Journey to the Sinking Lands

A witness to the world's first evacuation of an entire people due to climate change

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I’m a great believer in the power of stories, and for the past few years have made a living by telling them. Over the weekend I was lucky enough to be invited to a pow-wow of people in the same business – playwrights, poets, academics and the like – to talk about climate change.

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Naught for your comfort

“I tell you naught for your comfort,
Yea, naught for your desire,
Save that the sky grows darker yet
And the sea rises higher.”

G.K. Chesterton, The Ballad of the White Horse.

Happy thoughts for a Monday morning.