Shift Happens Newsletter

In which humanity expresses its humanity

Bringing you words of comfort from a pastor/activist, ways to help out in your community, and ... cute animal pictures.
By on Mar 28, 2020

1,000 reasons not to lose every shred of hope

We scoured the country for people leading the way toward a better future. Here's who we found.
By on Mar 14, 2020

Politics got you down? We can fix that.

Our democracy is a vast, gazillion-tentacled squid thing, but it's full of people who work hard, day in and day out, to hold those in power accountable.
By on Feb 29, 2020

The world is getting SO MUCH LOVE right now

We made no puns in this post. It was very heart.
By on Feb 14, 2020

Skip the holiday rush this year — for the planet’s sake

Spend some time making a sumptuous, low-carbon chili instead.
By on Nov 16, 2019

The most powerful tool for fighting climate change

Solar panels? Space mirrors? Hydrogen-powered robot flying taxis? Nope: just your imagination.
By on Oct 8, 2019

Kids are back to schooling us on climate change

Greta Thunberg's not the only kid in charge. Meet the youth behind the upcoming climate strike — and find out how you can chip in, too.
By on Sep 9, 2019

When life hands you lemons, call Rosario Dawson

This week: Rosario Dawson, Boots Riley, a polar bear, and a duo that’s chillin’ their ice cream with space mirrors! (Plus, some boozy lemonade.)
By on Aug 24, 2019

Your neighbors may be cooking up climate solutions

This week on Shift Happens: community-level change that would make Mister Rogers proud.
By on Aug 12, 2019