Environment

An educational intervention that can lengthen life expectancy for black youth

Black-American women with PhDs die earlier than white women who are high school dropouts. This…

Climate Change Activists, Please Stop Talking about the Apocalypse

The buzz around Noach Baumbach’s latest film, “White Noise,” based on Don DeLillo’s eponymous novel,…

Coping with climate grief on National Grief Awareness Day

Americans are grieving our climate losses. We need to reach acceptance—and action. National Grief Awareness…

Fireflies at risk of extinction are pop culture phenomenons in the U.S. Here’s what can be done to save them.

A recent Luminate study found that older music is becoming more popular than new music…

The Climate Emergency Keeps Getting Worse. Young Climate Leaders are the Solution.

President Biden recently addressed the climate emergency, an emergency I’ve experienced since childhood. The climate…

Climate change through our perception of reality: the perils of our cognitive biases

There is no issue more existential than climate change, and no consequence more tragic than…

I’m an Environmental Educator. Attacks on CRT Also Threaten Environmental Justice Education.

Teachers have been leading the only national protests about anti-history education and anti-Critical Race Theory…

Chicago’s history of pollution shows how environmental racism harms everyone

The latest IPCC report shows growing awareness in the scientific community around the importance of…

Lock Them Up? 1/6 Insurrectionists Need Sentences Similar to Eco-terrorists

The first trial from the 1/6 attacks is scheduled this week and it is likely to set…

Electricity for All is a Right

On a recent rainy afternoon, on the side of Nicaragua’s highest mountain, Cerro Mogotón, coffee…

Urban Farming leads to Climate Justice

“Nature teaches us harmony” “Just Transition is a principle, a process and a practice.” ~…

Climate change is here. What can we do about it?

How do we find the strength to not look away from all that is breaking…

Every Tenth of a Degree of Warming Matters

Working in climate policy as someone under 30, every day I wake up with the…

Planning Without Us is Not For Us.

A quiet power grab is underway by city staff and it threatens your neighborhood’s ability…

Reversing Our Climate Crisis

Like an overheated car, an overcooked dinner, or a person with a fever, we are…