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A newsletter about the climate crisis and all the ways we're talking and not talking about it.

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Jan
09

Looking at Don't Look Up

Hey Hot Cakes, We're back! Thanks for bearing with us as we dealt with a bit of burnout. Glad we
Dec
05

Bullsh*t Intensity

Bullshit IntensityBy Amy Westervelt If you spend any time on social media or reading the news online, you might have
Nov
14

Why All COPs Are Bad

The Bar vs. the StakesBy Mary Annaïse Heglar The first time I remember paying attention to COP was in 2015
Nov
14

Why All COPs Are Bad

The Bar vs. the StakesBy Mary Annaïse Heglar The first time I remember paying attention to COP was in 2015
Oct
31

More Ways to Fix Climate Coverage

Plus: Ditching climate purity with Sami Grover, worldbuilding for climate, and the compromise trap Two More Points for Our Platform
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