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Oct
17

Say It to Their Faces

Say It to Their Faces: Q&A with Lauren MacDonaldBy Mary Annaïse Heglar Next month, Glasgow, Scotland will host
Oct
03

There Is No Magic Word

There’s No Magic WordBy Mary Annaïse Heglar Last Tuesday, I sat on a panel with The New Republic about
Sep
26

Time's Up for Climate Week

Climate week, Big Oil's race to the bottom, where are all the vegan cooking shows, and a Q&A with reporter/author Katie Worth about the state of climate education in America.
Sep
19

Media Policy Is Climate Policy

Media Policy Is Climate PolicyBy Amy Westervelt A couple years back, I sat down with NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen
Sep
12

Displacement and Disorientation

Displacement and Disorientation: Part 1By Mary Annaise Heglar I didn’t realize how tired I was until I got back
Sep
05

Weekly Hot Take Digest

Hi folks, We're both still evacuated, but should be getting home this week. It's been a chaotic and exhausting time,
Aug
29

Disaster Limbo

Hey Hot Cakes, Mary and Amy are living in the same weird disaster limbo this week—Mary in New Orleans
Aug
22

More Fixable Than We Thought

Hey Y'all! Sorry for leaving you hanging last week, especially after the release of the Big Climate Report. But your
Aug
08

The News Is Bad – So Take Care of Yourselves

The News Is Bad – So Take Care of YourselvesBy Georgia Wright Conditions are ripe for a perfect storm of doomerism
Aug
01

The World Is On Fire. There’s No Right Way to Feel About It.

The World Is On Fire. There’s No Right Way to Feel About It.By Mary Annaïse Heglar Earlier this