Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Environment”

Goodbye, Arctic Ice

Good lord.

Posted June 2nd, 2016

The Rot In The Academy

Jonathan Haidt is becoming a top public intellectual by blowing the whistle on the corruption of academia

Posted February 8th, 2016

The ‘Obscene’ Failure in Flint

State knew about contaminated drinking water in poor black city for over a year, and dawdled

Posted January 20th, 2016

The Crises We Don’t See

Climate change, ISIS, and the West’s civilizational crisis

Posted July 9th, 2015

Harmony, Communion, Incarnation

First impressions of Laudato Si, the first encylical from the crunchy con pope

Posted June 23rd, 2015

Rome: A Long Way from Leeville

Why the papal encyclical doesn’t matter to coastal Louisiana Catholics

Posted June 18th, 2015

Jeb Bush, Cafeteria Catholic

Republican first, Catholic second

Posted June 16th, 2015

God and Shaman at Yale

Another case of the humanities marginalizing themselves

Posted February 12th, 2015

Missing California’s Water As Its Wells Run Dry

A friend who just moved from southern California to Dallas said his …

Posted August 18th, 2014

My Congressman, The Quack

Via Harper’s magazine, this from a May 20, 2014, public-oversight hearing by┬áthe …

Posted August 7th, 2014

Climate Change & Tragedy Of The Commons

Noah Millman has responded to my post about the futility of fighting …

Posted May 14th, 2014

The Virtue Of Peeing In Your Backyard

Hey, hippies are doing it because it’s green: Founded in Brattleboro in …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

Portlandia The Pure

A reader sends this jaw-dropping story, appropriately titling it, “Portlandia The Pure”: …

Posted April 17th, 2014

Why Do Conservatives Hate Environmentalism?

Appeals to respect, localism, and stewardship, not ideology, could turn the right green.

Posted March 14th, 2014

The Brainless Evil Of The Soviet Union

Here is a fairly spectacular example of what ideology in power can …

Posted November 18th, 2013

Goodbye Frogs, And Thanks For Eating All The Bugs

From the Washington Post, sad amphibian news: Frogs, toads and salamanders continue …

Posted May 22nd, 2013

CO2: The Point Of No Return?

Grim news from climate scientists: The level of the most important heat-trapping …

Posted May 10th, 2013