Shift Happens Newsletter

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 at 8:00 am

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

Nature inspires some of the coolest things

Biodegradable tires! Recyclable shoes! A linden seed-inspired monocopter you can make out of a paperclip!
By on Aug 3, 2019

We obliterated a freeway — imagine what else we could do

This newsletter will help you leave your highway blues in the dust.
By on Jun 15, 2019

Lost in the (sea)weeds on climate? This newsletter will kelp

Shift Happens is your dose of good news about climate change. And this week: kelp-noodle pad thai.
By on Jun 3, 2019

Feeling deflated on climate? This newsletter will get you rolling again

Read about great minds coming together to grapple with climate change — and learn how to fix your flat bike tire, too.
By on May 20, 2019

Introducing ‘Shift Happens,’ a newsletter all about solutions

Grist Founder Chip Giller's new motto: Less freaking out, more figuring out.
By on Apr 29, 2019

Shift Happens: Dumbledore’s Army

Steel your courage to take on He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.
By on Dec 17, 2016
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Shift Happens, one PB&J at a time

In difficult times, local climate action offers solace -- as does a favorite sandwich.
By on Dec 3, 2016