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Climate Change

The mindful climate change writer: why I quit social media

July 17, 2019–I spend most of my time thinking and writing about climate change politics. It is often a paralyzing experience. Not only is climate change a grave threat, but it is also one of America’s most polarized political debates…. Continue Reading →

Climate change tribalism won’t get us anywhere

May 7, 2019–Robbers Cave State Park in Oklahoma may be best known today for its picturesque lakes and trails, but for three weeks in 1954, the park was also the setting for one of the most famous experiments in social… Continue Reading →

Climate philanthropy and the four billion (dollars, that is)

Jan 15, 2019– At the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, thousands of delegates representing local governments, businesses, philanthropies, and nonprofits gathered to send a message to the world. With Washington, DC, and other national capitals paralyzed by… Continue Reading →

Media advocacy and communication research: Syllabus and readings

Jan 8, 2019–In this course, you will learn about the major areas of research and debates related to  advocacy, communication, and social change. You will connect scholarly work to insights from leading strategists and journalists, and to contemporary trends and… Continue Reading →

The Ecomodernists: A new way of thinking about climate change and human progress

Nov. 1, 2018 — Scientists expect this year globally to be the fourth-hottest on record, with the only warmer years being the three previous ones. Since 2001, we have lived on a planet that has experienced seventeen of the eighteen… Continue Reading →

A call for greater diversity of thought in Environmental Studies courses

May 15, 2015 —Even before Jacqueline Ho enrolled in her first environmental studies course at college, her thinking about climate change had been shaped during her years growing up in Singapore reading books by the environmental writer and activist Bill McKibben…. Continue Reading →

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