A fiery sky over Marin County’s Mt. Tam.

Since I’ve finished writing this post, another climate change-fueled disaster has struck: Hurricane Laura. Our hearts go out to the people of Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and the Gulf Coast. We will not stop working for accountability and a just recovery for survivors of climate disasters from coast to coast.

About 10 days ago, I got a wake-up call. I heard a sharp crack in the middle of the night. My body tensed as I…