“We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late. The tide in the affairs of men and women does not remain at flood—it ebbs. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words, ‘Too late.’” Martin Luther King, Jr., Where Do We Go From Here? Chaos or Community? It has been just about three years since I’ve fasted on the climate issue, or …
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Ted Glick is the national policy director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Past writings and more information can be found here.