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PHOTOGRAPHING THE ANTARCTIC

National Council member Camille Seaman has been photographing the fragile, and rapidly changing, environment of Antarctica for more than 15...

this sentient Earth

On Sunday, June 13th, our International CUHF gathering welcomed Council members and conveners from around the world for a conversation...

Love in the Time of Extinctions

On Sunday, April 11th, our International CUHF gathering welcomed Council members and conveners from around the world for a conversation...

Good Earth series

Esha Chiocchio, photographer and Santa Fe CUHF anchor, collaborated with Mary-Charlotte Domandi and editor Madison McClintock to create the Good...

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Remembering Mary Catherine

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Mary Catherine Bateson, a beloved member of the original...

On Climate Feedback Loops

On Saturday, January 9th we celebrated the start of a powerful conversation on the The Crisis of Climate Feedback Loops...

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EPA Welcomes Melissa Hoffer

We are proud to announce that CUHF Core Team member Melissa Hoffer has been appointed to the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

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Music to Save Earth’s Songs

National Council member Kathleen Dean Moore’s newest work Earth’s Wild Music (February 2021) has inspired a powerful new series called...

All We Can Save

On Sunday, December 13th we celebrated the launch of our International CUHF series with a special conversation among three influential...

EcoSattva Council

Our partners at the Natural Dharma Fellowship are deeply committed to the work of transforming our inner and outer worlds...

Coral Stewardship in the Caribbean

National Council member Joanie Kleypas has been working to protect and rebuild the Golfo Dulce coral reef through ongoing work...

Snow Leopard Research in Nepal

Kathmandu Council member Tshiring Lhamu Lama is dedicated to protecting the snow leopards that live near Phoksundo Lake in Nepal’s...

The Distant is Imminent

National Council member Camille Seaman is among a group of participating artists featured in a newly launched art action as part...

The Critical Role of Forests in Protecting Climate & Health

Melissa Hoffer (CUHF Core Team member) is Chief of the Energy and Environment Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office....

Spiritual Resource for Climate Action

National Council member Lama Willa Miller shares teachings from the Buddhist tradition as a critical resource for climate activism in...

Bending Arc

National Council member Janet Echelman has just debuted her newest installation piece, Bending Arc, at St. Pete Pier. Located near...

Fighting Climate Deception

“We are spending our time fighting a last-minute battle to preserve a livable world for ourselves and future generations because...

Poems for a Strawberry Moon

Members of the national Council met for reflection at the time of the Strawberry full moon in June, and shared...

Dharma Lessons for these Times

EcoSattva Council member and Buddhist scholar Karin Meyers invokes the need for Dharma in this time of crisis, in her piece...

An Address to the Class of 2020

In this evocative commencement keynote address, National Council member and philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore congratulates the 2020 graduating class of...

The Poetry of Predicament with Susi Moser

In this recent interview on The Poetry of Predicament Podcast, National Council member Susanne Moser shares on the importance of...

Together Apart

National Council member Kathleen Dean Moore offers her reflections on this time of quarantine in conversation with Hank Lentfer, as part...

New Religion and Ecology Site Launched

We are pleased to share that the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology has announced the launch of their new...

Tales of a Polar Photographer

National Council member Camille Seaman documents our fragile polar regions through photography, evoking a sense of our interconnected relationship with...

When the Whales Leave

National Council member Gretel Ehrlich praises Yuri Rytkheu’s novel When the Whales Leave in her eloquent review on Literary Hub. When...

Commonwealth v. Exxon

Core Team member Melissa Hoffer is one of the attorneys representing the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in ongoing litigation against Exxon Mobil....

On Trees and Forest Futures

In her work, Edinburgh Council member and socially-engaged artist Reiko Goto contemplates our relationship with the natural world. Collaborating on projects...

Weathering Eco-Anxiety

Psychiatrist Robin Cooper is mobilizing her colleagues in the mental health field to take seriously the human impacts of climate...

x=2140 Exhibition

Artist and Edinburgh Council member Wallace Heim asks: In the coming 120 years, how can humans decide to dismantle, remember...

Coronavirus and Climate Change

In a recent article on YaleEnvironment360, National Council member Elizabeth Sawin offers us insight into the climate lessons we can...

The Uncertain Human Future

This spring, Clark University is hosting The Uncertain Human Future, a participatory exhibit that encourages a deeper examination of the...

The Understor(e)y

National Council member and renowned sculptor, Janet Echelman, is one of four faculty leading a unique course at Princeton University...

Council at Swarthmore College

This fall, the Council on the Uncertain Human Future traveled to Philadelphia for the first Swarthmore College Council. On November...

Spotlight on the Just Growth Circle

As a response to the complex challenges facing urban communities, Climate Interactive and the Atlanta-based Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE)...

Reflections on Thomas Berry: A Biography

On the release of Thomas Berry’s first biography, National Council member Mary Evelyn Tucker met with Orion’s Editor-in-Chief H. Emerson...

Janet Echelman in Shanghai

Council member Janet Echelman’s “1.26” sculpture is a monumental, floating form that pulses with the changing wind and weather and...

Five Practices for Climate Change

Lama Willa Miller, national Council member, offers five practices for these times of immense challenge in the October issue of...

Raising Coral

Oceanographer Joanie Kleypas, a member of the national UHF Council, is the Project Lead on a mission to restore coral...

Orion at 35

Camille Seaman and Kathleen Dean Moore, both members of the National UHF Council, are featured in the new 35th anniversary...

Ecological Civilization in China

In September 2017, Council member and Yale professor Mary Evelyn Tucker spoke at the 2017 Songshan Forum in China: The meeting...

Looking to the larger-than-human world

Writing for the Dark Mountain Project, Edinburgh Council member Wendy Wheeler (back row, far right) offers insights on how the world...

Kathmandu Council convenes in June

The Kathmandu Council on the Uncertain Human Future held its first session on June 2 and 3, 2017 at Shivapuri...

View Camille Seaman’s talk on Standing Rock

On Wednesday, March 22, photographer and national Council member Camille Seaman shared thoughts from her time at Standing Rock, North...

New Council in Kathmandu

A group of women in Kathmandu, Nepal will convene a Council on the Uncertain Human Future in early June 2017, bringing together a group...

Camille Seaman to speak on Standing Rock

Camille Seaman, photographer and national Council member, will speak and share her work at Clark University in a talk At Standing Rock...

Navigating Together

Council member Beth Sawin has launched a new blog, Navigating Together, Systems Thinking for Turbulent Times. On it she offers insightful and...

Journey of the Universe at Ghost Ranch

Mary Evelyn Tucker, member of the national UHF Council, and her husband John Grim will explore the vision of her book Journey...

Visualizing sea-level rise

Susi Moser, member of the national UHF Council, was the lead researcher on a project using viewfinders called OWLs, which showed panoramic...

Joanna Macy on Seeing in the Dark

In a remarkable interview of Joanna Macy by journalist Dahr Jamail, she speaks of our work in these times: What is...

Council filmmaker at Standing Rock

Nara Garber, the filmmaker of our Council film Listening for Signal, has been documenting the community and actions at Standing Rock over...

Third Council at Clark University convenes

The third Council on the Uncertain Human Future held at Clark includes members of both the faculty and staff. It...

Grant from Reynolds Foundation

The Council on the Uncertain Human Future initiative has received a grant from the Christopher Reynolds Foundation. The funding will support reunion gatherings...

Trailer for Listening for Signal, new Council film

Check out the trailer for the new Council film Listening for Signal! Nine national Council members convened for a reunion...