In the newly released IPCC report, scientists concluded that immediate cuts are necessary to stop emissions. Systemic changes currently underway in the transportation sector could begin lowering that emissions footprint—but will it be enough?
Residents of Ironton, Louisiana are rallying for their share of recovery funds.
The evidence is clear that people are changing the climate dramatically. But human actions can also affect the climate for the better.
Faith does have a role to play in restoring climate hope.
A new podcast explores the rights of nature movement and its potential to shift Western legal doctrine around environmental protection.
Living sustainably can serve as quiet persuasion for those who may be turned off by scolding and hypocrisy.
In a world unraveling due to climate change, an environmental scientist looks to Indigenous stories of resilience.
Finding your place in the fight against the climate crisis doesn’t have to be rocket science.
The fossil fuel industry uses greenwashing and woke-washing to shirk their own responsibility.
“We can’t afford to let our education systems get in sustainability’s way.”
In a new book, Gus Speth charts 50 years of the U.S. government’s role in causing global warming.
Stories are the most diverse, innovative, and dynamic technology for social transformation.
“We are on the edge of a fundamental reshaping of finance.”
“Minimum Viable Planet” is a weeklyish commentary about climateish stuff, and how to keep it together in a world gone mad. This week, how to talk to kids about climate change.
Reparations, debt cancellation, and climate justice are all regular features in climate solutions—but what do they mean in practice?
“At the end of the day, how does the gender binary and heteronormativity support the extraction and moving of wealth to this handful of global elites?”
Native Hawaiian organizer Kaniela Ing on the moral path forward.
While elites fixate on technological fixes such as “net zero” emissions, communities of color fear it will disproportionately impact them and instead demand a just phasing out of oil and gas—and a seat at the table.
A conversation about the roots of our current climate crisis and humanity’s prospects for emerging into a livable future.
“It’s not just swapping out oil and gas. It’s about changing the system so that it’s sustainable for everybody.”
The authors, who are taking part in COP26 this week, discuss ways to support Indigenous communities and their allies in healing the planet and moving forward to a post-oil future.
These are dark times, but hope is not lost nor foolish, and change has already begun.
While my family lives under existential threat from catastrophic cyclones in Mozambique, immigrant communities in the diaspora, like mine in London, also have to face toxic air quality.