Individual Action vs. Collective Action and the Importance of the Swiss Cheese Model

As the world has grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year, we’ve all learned about a number of ways to fight the spread of the virus. From social distancing and hand-washing to mask-wearing and eventually vaccinations, experts have recommended all sorts of actions we can take to keep ourselves and our communities safe. […]

Let’s Make the First 100 Days Count

Between the abhorrent sights of White supremacists storming the Capitol and impeachment proceedings beginning, it’s easy to lose sight of one critical fact. This is the moment we’ve been waiting for. Because starting on January 20, we have a president who has a plan not just for facing the climate crisis, but confronting the racial […]

How the Climate Crisis is Affecting Iowa

Like so many other Midwestern US states, Iowa is already feeling the effects of the climate crisis. Across the state, communities are seeing higher temperatures, more extreme weather, and changes to cherished natural wonders. And these effects will only become more pronounced unless we act boldly to slash greenhouse gas emissions. Wondering exactly how the […]

How the Climate Crisis is Affecting Montana

Montana’s iconic landscapes are the stuff of western movie classics and nature lovers dreams. The fourth largest state in the US is known to many as Big Sky Country, and draws tourists every year to its raw wilderness, skiing and winter recreation opportunities, and Glacier National Park, famous for its unique beauty and glaciered mountaintops. […]

What is Green Hydrogen and Is It a Game-Changer?

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe (and the third most abundant on Earth) – and it has the potential to fuel our vehicles, power our electricity plants, and provide an outlet for excess renewable energy without pumping out carbon dioxide and driving climate change. To stave off the worst effects of the […]

Winter Weather and the Climate Crisis: Explained

Winter is here in the Northern Hemisphere. The hats and gloves are out, and the snow has begun to fall. And like clockwork, every time the temperature drops, climate deniers like to come out of the woodwork to ask their favorite question: “It’s cold out! The snow is piling up! Where’s all that global warming […]

5 Climate New Year’s Resolutions for a Better Tomorrow

There’s no denying that 2020 has been a, um, complicated year. And we’re just going to leave it at that. But for those of us in the climate movement, it’s at least coming to an end on something of a high note – after four long years of climate denial and environmental rollbacks from the […]

Our 12 Most Popular Blogs of 2020

There’s no denying that 2020 has been a complicated year for the climate movement – and the world, in general. Early in the year, the COVID-19 pandemic brought in-person organizing to a standstill. Soon after, decades of systemic racism and social injustice boiled over into the streets. And of course, in the middle of it […]

We have a real opportunity in 2021

To say that 2020 has been a difficult year is would be a grand understatement. But we know our planet can’t wait for things to get back to normal. Greenhouse gases like CO2 reached record levels in the atmosphere – despite global lockdowns for the COVID-19 pandemic. And scientists project that 2020 will also be […]

Our Top Social Media Posts of 2020

Let’s be honest: 2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year. As we wrap up 12 months that has seen everything from the COVID-19 pandemic to a historic election in the US, we’re taking a moment to look at some of our social media posts that caught the attention of, and even inspired, Climate Reality […]