COVID19

“The most important thing an individual can do, is be a little less of an individual”

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

“Lo más importante que puede hacer un individuo es ser menos individualista”

Una conversación con Bill McKibben A medida que descubrimos más y más paralelos entre el COVID-19 y la crisis climática, tenemos una necesidad crítica de entender los sistemas que han perpetuado inequidades sociales y económicas que han exacerbado el sufrimiento causado...

A New Kind of Environmentalist’s Dilemma: Earth Day in the Times of COVID19

Earth Day feels different this year. Actually everything feels different this year as the days at home grow to weeks and months, and we face the increasingly heavy weight of the devastation of the coronavirus. It seems odd to even...

How Do We Keep Pollution Reductions After This Crisis? Invest in Climate and Public Health

As the COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily halted almost all economic activity and travel, cities around the world have seen a significant improvement in air quality and lowered greenhouse gas emissions. With people working from home, electricity demand has also fallen,...

Coronavirus Compounds Health Risks of Air Pollution

The coronavirus crisis has completely transformed life across the globe. Already, COVID-19 infections span across six continents and cases are confirmed in almost every country, with the virus yet to peak in most. While the disease has affected the lives...

Let’s Not Trade One Public Health Crisis for Another: COVID Response Can’t Ignore Climate

Last Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a sweeping relaxation of rules in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Power plants and factories can now essentially decide for themselves if they are to comply with existing air and water pollution...

Connecting our Community: A New Webinar Series

The coronavirus crisis has changed the world over the course of a few weeks. Our lives have been impacted deeply as we adapt to a new normal, distant from our friends and family, and our colleagues.  For movement builders and advocates,...