Communication

“If you’re not centering justice you’re not going to solve the problem”

Surviving the climate crisis will require collective action on a grand scale; but this action must be led by the communities facing firsthand the impacts of climate change. It is these voices from the frontlines who are most valuable to...

“It’s not just this future reality, it’s a current reality”

This year, we’ve seen the devastation of climate impacts across the country that come against the backdrop of a global pandemic. It’s been one disaster after another — from unprecedented wildfires ravaging the West to an exceedingly above average hurricane...

“COVID-19 is the pop quiz but climate change is the final exam”

It is no secret that many of those with deep ties or interests in the fossil fuel industry have worked long and hard to undermine the science and research around the causes and consequences of manmade climate change — originating...

“Be a little less of an individual” Author and Activist Bill McKibben

If you care about the climate crisis, or generally have been paying attention to the climate movement over the past few decades, it is likely that you are more than familiar with Bill McKibben. He is the person responsible for...

Environmental Perceptions are Important for Driving Action — Here’s Why 

Conservation has a legacy of focusing on how ecosystems function devoid of human influence. In a world grappling with the climate crisis, this simply does not exist. Among the most threatened and vulnerable ecosystems from this crisis are wetlands, a...

Communicating the climate crisis

Communicating the climate crisis is a critical part of moving policy solutions forward and gaining the collective buy-in necessary for creating a future that is not dependent on the heat trapping gases that have resulted in this crisis. However, this...

Your 2019 Guide to Climate Conversations at the Thanksgiving Table

It’s that time of year when we reconnect with our loved ones, pass delicious home-cooked delights around the table, give thanks, and erode our last line of defense against the hordes of jingle bells, eggnog, and holiday decorum. It’s also a...

Now what? We can’t blame our way out of climate change

Nearly everything we understand about global warming today was known in 1979. By that year, data collected since 1957 confirmed what had been theorized since before the turn of the 20th century: Human beings have altered Earth’s atmosphere mainly through...

Now What? Why there are not two sides to this story

“This is just too well-established to follow the journalism practice of having both sides. I don’t have to bring in someone to debate gravity, it’s the same here… The idea that there are two sides is a carefully cultivated lie.” This...