In This Series
You’re a climate-conscious consumer. It’s time to become a ‘climate citizen.’
Billions of federal dollars for clean energy are within reach, but we must push our employers, school boards, and local governments to claim them.
The push to protect Africa’s land displaces its greatest guardians: Indigenous peoples
Calls are mounting for governments to formally protect more land. But colonial-style conservation is unjust and doesn’t work.
Kids need to learn about climate in every classroom, every subject
Most school districts aren’t integrating climate into curricula. If we want action-minded students, they must.
Here’s how we ‘save the trees’
240,000 acres of the nation’s oldest trees are still threatened, despite an executive order to protect them.
The seaweed startup world needs to slow down
Packaging made from seaweed can help solve our plastics problem, but not if we rush it.
Power plants are going green — despite the Supreme Court’s ruling
The West Virginia v. EPA decision dealt environmentalists a blow, but it’s not as bad as you may think.
True ‘carbon farming’ requires deep roots — in the ground and in community
Farm ecosystems are how we transform agriculture from a climate problem to a climate solution.
Through the eyes of children
Kids approach the world with a sense of play and wonder. How would the climate crisis be different if we did, too?
Being a climate steward has a side benefit: joy
When hopelessness creeps in, I go to my garden.
Chronic illness doesn’t stop me from enjoying the outdoors. Ableism does.
Teamwork has allowed me to confidently hike, bike, climb, and build relationships with incredible parts of our natural world. Everyone deserves access to the outdoors.