Just over a year ago, after our country spent a summer proclaiming that Black Lives Matter and elected a president who promised to usher in an era of radical climate action, we were staring at what felt like a time of renewed hope. Fix asked climate and justice activists what they saw coming for 2021 after such a landmark year, and published 21 Predictions for 2021 — a project capturing the optimism of that moment.
As we began to think about seeking predictions for 2022, it felt like a very different milestone. We now know that climate change is irreversible, that it will impact all of us, and that the world’s governments remain unwilling to take the drastic actions needed to avoid the worst outcomes. And so this year, we were left wondering not, “What do we do with this moment of hope?” but rather, “What does it mean to have hope now?”
In our 22 Predictions for 2022, featuring comments from a wide array of climate and justice visionaries, there are a lot of reasons to be hopeful — a shared sense that awareness and activism is reaching the mainstream and crossing national boundaries; that cities and co... Read more