From Vermont to Montana, officials and residents in manufactured housing communities are working to mitigate flood risk.
Despite its colonial origins, breadfruit is now the subject of international research to evaluate its potential as a staple crop in a warming world.
As trusted community figures, doulas are increasingly helping their clients stay safe during heat waves, hurricanes, and wildfires, all of which put pregnant people at higher risk.
Financial nonprofits are building capacity for transformative energy upgrades that could turn climate action dreams into realities.
“If we’re not looking out for each other and helping each other, giving each other a hand, no one else is gonna do it.”
An initiative to make the city car-free is prompting a larger dialogue around equity in urban design.
Youth climate activists create companies to transform waste management and give hope.
“Storms are nature’s way of causing gentrification,” so one couple bought property damaged by Hurricane Irma and placed it in a public trust.
Frida Berrigan reflects on living in a world of tipping points.
Favianna Rodriguez says the cultural successes at COP27 overshadow the political failures.
Organizers are tackling climate displacement from all angles—advocating for climate-displaced people, providing them with resources, and making their communities more climate-resilient.
“We launched our movement to breathe clean air … amid the Movement for Black Lives chanting ‘we can’t breathe’ and a pandemic disproportionately killing Black people.”
“These communities are experts in understanding the solutions for the problems that they face on a daily basis.”
Solidarity can go a long way in connecting communities working through similar challenges.
“Once we collectively feel this connection, this relationship, we can then begin to understand the responsibility we have—the responsibility that I feel, and that my ancestors felt.”
Native study of the natural world is exceptionally deep and nuanced at understanding and protecting ecosystems.
This crisis is political as much as environmental. Solutions require justice.
By elevating Traditional Ecological Knowledge, a forestry center in Minnesota works to restore ecosystems and Indigenous sovereignty.
Dennis Hutson wants to recreate a Black farming paradise in California. First he has to adapt to the climate crisis.
The Supreme Court curbed the EPA’s ability to restrict emissions, so states are looking to enshrine rights to “healthful environments” in their constitutions.