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July 2022

The climate case for joy

Joy is an indispensable force. It can strengthen our resolve, help us uncover creative solutions, and bolster our resilience. It’s a statement to ourselves and the world that we are still here, undefeated. In this issue, we look at why joy is so crucial in this moment, how to make space for it, and the surprising ways people are channeling it to do better climate and justice work.

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Your Body on Joy

Research shows that cultivating and sustaining joy can make us more resilient and effective in a time of climate change.