Check out Jeremy Clark and Charlie Abrams — seventh-graders in Portland, Oregon who’ve been speaking out for sane climate policy since they were 9 years old.
Two Green Leaves is their web site and Our Climate is the organization they work with.
Our Children’s Trust is kids fighting for change in the courts.
Also check out Citizen’s Climate Lobby.
Sam Ward makes his daily commute by kayak, crossing the river Nile. Thanks to Sam for this thoughtful conversation, and inspiration, from an international point of view. Resources mentioned include:
Rough Guide to Climate Change (this is the third edition!)
Bubugo Riverbank Conservation
TED talk regarding heroism
Momentum for Change podcast
Electoral politics, activist strategy, and “Art for the Resistance” – with Randy McMahon.
Indivisible resistance guide.
Read about Judith Millier’s NYT reporting.
Randy’s website — resources and art
My art (and other stuff I do), if you’re curious.
Renewable energy, government, immigration, capitalism, idealism, national infrastructure — a wide-ranging discussion between spouses. Here’s the story in Inc magazine mentioned.
Farmer, organizer, and activist Jen Burt talks about chaining herself to a bank, growing kohlrabi, emotion, activism, and the making of a leader. Some resources mentioned include: tracking trump website , article about Steve Harper, Hannah Arendt, Elinor Ostrom, and Alicia Garza’s article on the Women’s March.
Empathy, dialogue, and the task of intentionally evolving humanity—a conversation with educator and humanitarian Sarah Buie of Clark University. Resources mentioned include the blog, Empathy Rising, and Sarah’s projects:the Council on the Uncertain Human Future and A New Earth Conversation.
Discussing the latest climate science, taking political action, and using social media constructively. A conversation with climate scientist Anji Seth of the University of Connecticut. Some resources mentioned:
National Snow and Ice Data Center – great data.
The Island President – recommended documentary.
Previous conversations with Anji: Anji Seth On Climate Science, Optimism, & India (first) and The Latest Climate Science With Anji Seth (2nd)
Continued conversation with Cherese Matthews: community, individual relationships, and the great divide between Trump supporters and the rest of us. The article I mentioned on fundamentalists of the “deep red” states here.
Taking action, self-care, privilege, Facebook, and the power of community with activist and friend Cherese Matthews. See the Women’s March from every continent in the New York Times and animated statistics on wealth disparity.
Sustainable forestry, small-scale farming, and changing the world one town at a time with director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Lynn Stoddard. Check out resources Lynn mentioned: Joanna Macy, Connecticut’s Coverts program, and the Just Be Nice Party.