As every human being now carries a “body burden” of toxic chemicals, it’s inescapably evident that what we do to our surroundings ends up back in our cells. We are the environment. Environmental health visionary Michael Lerner believes that environmental health will be the central human rights issue of the 21st century. The wounds we all carry in our bodies are the same wounds we inflict on the earth. A global movement is now arising for healing both person and planet.
About the guest:
Michael Lerner is co-founder and president of Commonweal, a nonprofit institute in Bolinas, California. He is co-founder and president emeritus of Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in Washington, D.C.