As both a mythologist and wilderness rites-of-passage guide I am frequently asked to comment on climate change, collapsing stories, and what on earth to say to our kids about the future. I am no kind of pundit, so choose my words sparingly and carefully. What follows is a few thoughts.

Climate change isn’t a case to be made, it’s a sound to be heard.

From a mythic perspective, seeing is often a form of identifying, but hearing is the locating of a much more personal message. Hearing creates growing, uncomfortable discernment. Things get accountable.

Listen as Martin Shaw reads his Underworld essay in full.  Or read The Underworld essay.

We Are In The Underworld And We Haven’t Figured It Out Yet, ©Martin Shaw, 2019.