Not In My Nature

What’s worse than reading about trees?

Zzzzzzzz. Photo: barnyz

“A friend asked a climate scientist what we should really do to prepare for climate change, and the scientist responded, ‘Teach your children to fight with knives.’”

Can we talk about how boring nature writing is? I mean, most writing is boring to a certain extent, but sweet mother of Christ, nine paragraphs on the way the light plays on the lake after a summer storm and I am ready to vote Republican. Nature writing is so boring, oh my God. But perhaps you disagree. Well, this guy makes a better case against it than I do. Have a look.

Against Nature Writing