How ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ created a generation of climate activists
Sixteen years after its debut, Nickelodeon’s animated series continues drawing parallels to the real world and showing that anyone can make a difference.
School or be schooled: How Gen Z is mentoring their elders on climate action
When it comes to fighting for the planet, the young have the loudest voice — and they’re making sure those in power hear it.
What happens when communities and academics teach each other? ‘Communiversity.’
Dismayed by the “repulsive and immoral” way academia often collaborates with frontline communities, environmental justice leader Beverly Wright pioneered an innovative, equitable approach.
The best thing my mentor ever taught me
Nine changemakers in the climate space share one lesson from a mentor that has guided their path.
Looking Forward newsletter: Community is a climate solution
Welcome to the first edition of Looking Forward, a new newsletter from Fix, Grist’s solutions lab.
Girls’ education isn’t just a human right. It’s the next big climate solution.
Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate is advocating for expanding access to schooling for girls in low-income countries — a policy that could drastically cut emissions.
‘This land was stolen’: Behind the fight to recover sacred Indigenous lands in the Bay Area
The Sogorea Te’ Land Trust has dedicated itself to reclaiming Ohlone shellmounds and other sites. “Even if it’s a postage stamp, it doesn’t matter. We are getting the land back.”
A pipeline is threatening their homeland. Indigenous women are fighting back.
To tribal attorney Tara Houska, the fight against the Line 3 pipeline is a fight for future generations.
He thinks scientists must move out of their ivory towers and take to the streets
Biochemist Lucky Tran harnesses facts and research to speak out on social injustice, and trains his colleagues to do the same.
Watch: This doctor treats climate change like the public health menace it is
First, do no harm — to the planet.