The most relevant articles on arguably the biggest issue of our time. How we got here, where we‘re headed and what we can do about it. Follow along on Refind to get the most relevant new links picked for you.
~17 min read · Jan 25th · A climate scientist spent years trying to get people to pay attention to the disaster ahead. His wife is exhausted. His older son thinks there’s no future. And nobody but him will use the outdoor…
9 min read · Jul 12th · The battle for a livable future is a battle against fossil fuels. Right now, it's all hands on deck.
If the true urgency of climate change was not clear to Americans before, it should be clear by now. The mind-bending heat, drought, fire and flood sweeping the country are both nightmares and wake-up calls to the reality fossil fuels created.
The ability to participate in activism is a privilege. Many simply do not have the time, money, or emotional bandwidth to take on a global cause.
6 min read · Jul 17th · Floods swept Germany, fires ravaged the American West and another heat wave loomed, driving home the reality that the world’s richest nations remain unprepared for the intensifying consequences of…
In covering Covid-19, newsrooms have learned to process a topic that affects all of their verticals, from politics to sports. That same interdisciplinary approach is now needed to cover the climate crisis.
For climate journalism to resonate with audiences and to give them context, news organisations should focus on a few key metrics of climate change and then keep explaining and referring to these key metrics regularly.
Climate change is a topic that can easily make readers feel helpless. Of course, journalists should never belittle the climate crisis but report accurately. In addition, though, they should point to solutions wherever possible.