The Optimist’s Guide to Climate Change
We’re not putting our heads in the sand. But there are reasons to be hopeful and things everyone can do in the face of unprecedented change.
Action & Adaptation
In her new book ‘Generation Dread,’ author and researcher Britt Wray teaches us how to channel our climate grief and anxiety into purpose and agency
Cities like Jackson, Wyoming, and Natick, Massachusetts, have hired officials to protect the local environment
As the planet warms, wine regions like Napa are being forced to make some major adaptations. But that’s also presented opportunities for innovation.
It's been six months since the first NPS director in five years stepped into office facing $22 billion in deferred maintenance. This is what he's accomplished so far—and what's still coming.
Two new books, ‘Under the Sky We Make’ and ‘Overheated,’ lay out a plan to overcome our cynicism and anxiety and realize a sustainable, carbon-free future
Here’s what to do when your little one brings up sea-level rise, extinction, wildfires, and other ecological griefs
By repurposing scrap materials into gear, employing resettled refugees, and partnering with leading brands, Adiff is modeling a more sustainable textile industry
Reading about romance and relationships in speculative fiction about scary futures reminds us that a better world is always worth fighting for
As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report made clear this week, we’re going to need to give up some of the things we love if we don’t want much more taken away
Getting one was, by far, the most powerful personal action I could take for our planet
Is it tone-deaf to talk about climate right now? Or is this an opportunity to tackle major global problems in tandem?
Heather Hansman shares the books and films that have helped her slow down and reflect amid the turmoil of 2021
Native scholar weighs in on the United Nations’ suggestion that Indigenous knowledge might help us survive the climate disaster
Facts > Fear
Yes, things are very bad, but there are some glimmers of hope for making meaningful progress
The United Nation’s latest scientific assessment on climate change is clear: it’s here, it’s impacting everyone, and it’s dangerous. Is there anything we can do?
This fire season is yet another sign that we can't wait any longer to fix our planet