Anna Fahey

Anna Fahey is a senior communications strategist at Sightline Institute, a Seattle-based research and communications center working on sustainable solutions for the Pacific NW.

Climate & Energy

How to talk to your polar-vortexed friends

It's hard to bring up global warming (hint: say 'climate change') when it's really cold out, but here are some pointers.

Politics

Who me, an environmentalist?

Stereotypes about activists may hamper environmental engagement.

Climate & Energy

Asian Americans lean green

About 71 percent of Asian Americans consider themselves environmentalists.

Living

Meet ‘the Minimalists’ — two guys who had it all, and gave it up

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus spent years amassing the trappings of a “successful” life. Then they decided success wasn’t all it was chalked up to be.

Climate & Energy

Climate and Hurricane Sandy: What’s in a name?

Plumbing the storm's names and nicknames leads to some useful takeaways for communicating about climate change.

Climate & Energy

Undecided voters not undecided about climate change

A Yale survey found that most swing voters know human-caused climate change is real and want the government to do something about it.

Biking

Babes in bikeland: Advice for cycling with kids

A request for advice on biking with kids elicited a flood of enthusiastic and inspiring insights from parents about the joys of cycling with little ones.

Climate Change

Weather underground: How TV weathercasters can help in the climate fight

Weathercasters are trusted interpreters, but lag behind on climate science. Getting them up to speed could have big impacts on public understanding of climate.

Living

Don’t hate the player: How fun and games can encourage sustainable choices

Guilt trips and penalties don't always work to change behavior. What if we make it more fun to do the right thing?

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