This heat wave was a perfect storm long in the making. The injustice of this moment demands a revolutionary response.
Tuesday Thread: How is the heat affecting you?The coastal Pacific Northwest is finishing up its worst heat wave in history. Right now in New York City’s Central Park, it feels like 102°F. In…
Tuesday Thread: What are some examples of stories that get the connection to climate right?Today on The Phoenix, I did a bit of a rant about how the media isn’t making the connection between climate change and the dire drought out West.
Heat makes drought worse. Drought makes heat worse. A feedback loop this extreme wouldn't be possible without global warming.
Tuesday Thread: School's out! What are your summer plans?I’m so pleased to share an essay today from UK educator Kit Rackley on ‘safeguarding’ — the idea that schools and teachers have a duty to protec…
UK teacher Kit Rackley shares their thoughts for educators wanting to help climate anxious students "feel human again" and make a difference.
Tuesday Thread: It's summer. What's growing outside your window right now?Though technically the first day of summer is still a few days away (winter for Southern Hemisphere friends, of course) the recent heat wave in …
Tuesday Thread: Announcing 'Tomorrow' – what would your ideal weather service be?I’m super excited to announce that I’ve been working with Twitter to create a new weather service called Tomorrow. The idea behind Tomorrow is s…
Tuesday Thread: Climate and racial justice a year after George Floyd's murderOne year ago, George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis. Like I wrote then, that day had been hundreds of years in the making. In the year since,…
Tuesday Thread: What's a gift you've received recently?Spring is finally in full swing here in Minnesota and we’ve spent the past few evenings building new garden beds, moving dirt, and planting seed…
Tuesday Thread: Care work and the climate emergencyYesterday on The Phoenix, I wrote about the growing realization – even in President Biden’s own climate plan – that care work is at the core of …
Biden's infrastructure proposal would spend more than $2 trillion on rebuilding the country to be more climate friendly – but that's just a start.