The Amazon Fires: Notre Dame, Nostra Culpa—Our House is Burning

By Aaron Perry | Business & Sustainability

Nov 15
Aaron Perry - Berkley Center Georgetown Amazon Burning

Aaron William Perry writes for Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.

Our Lady is burning! The Amazon Rainforest— a critical, primary Earth ecosystem often called the “lungs of the world”—is burning. At a time of critical importance for our shared planet—for humanity itself and the myriad species world-wide being affected by ecological destruction—the last thing we need is further deforestation. The last thing we need is further climate-destabilizing carbon-loading in the atmosphere. The last thing we need is the accelerated destruction of Earth’s life-support systems… [READ MORE]


About the Author

Aaron William Perry is a writer, public speaker, impact entrepreneur, consultant, artist and father. The author of Y on Earth: Get Smarter, Feel Better, Heal the Planet, Aaron works with the Y on Earth Community and Impact Ambassadors to spread the THRIVING & SUSTAINABILITY messages of hopeful and empowering information and inspiration to diverse communities throughout the world. He resides in Colorado where he is continually in awe of the weather, appreciate of the singing birds, and entertained by the antics of his backyard, free-range (and free-thinking) chickens.