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Thank you to climate leaders everywhere: a message from CXC staff this Giving Tuesday

This year, there is a lot to be thankful for – the movement to demand meaningful action on climate from our leaders has grown by thousands around the world, and we have seen historic momentum and eagerness for this issue. As we...

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...

Moving Forward: Our next steps

An open letter from our Executive Director on our past achievements and plans for the future. If you had told me four years ago that in 2019 there would be carbon pricing bills introduced in 16 states, and there would be...

The Amazon burns, but it’s ourselves we need to be praying for

As a diver, the vastness and power of the ocean have always been both grounding and humbling to me. Humbling because when in the ocean, you can see how small, vulnerable, and –dare I say –insignificant we really are, and...

Can Humanity’s History be the Solution for our Future?

Last year I read Yuval Noah Harari’s bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. The book is an exploration of the history of humanity on Earth, and how we came to form our current civilizations (this is not an ad...

Climate Justice
Gen Z. Leading the Charge on Climate Justice – Here’s How

As we work towards transitioning to a low-carbon future, issues of equity, justice, and inclusion need to be at the center of the conversation to ensure new systems do not perpetuate inequities of the past. Below we explore how the...

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...

Now What? The Nobel Prize was a win for civil society in general

“The Nobel Prize is an accomplishment for civil society in general, and I hope that people working on other issues take a bit of credit for this as well.” This week on the podcast, we are doing things a little differently....