Diana Beresford-Kroeger is a renowned scientist whose nature writings help the everyday person understand the complexities of science. Her work has covered, among many other topics, gardening, trees, and simple living. In a recently-published five-part interview series published by The Tyee, readers are invited inside her home as she shares her stories and thoughts on the ongoing climate crisis.
Diana Beresford-Kroeger grew up partially in a part of Ireland where Gaelic is still spoken and ancient traditions are carried forward. She seeks to blend ancient wisdom and modern science in her work.
During the conversation, she addresses the flawed thinking on the climate crisis, and what must be done to right our current course.
She emphasizes the importance of planting native species, especially where reforestation is concerned.