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Defeating Defeatism: My Open Letter to a Friend Overwhelmed By Climate Change.

Feeling overwhelmed about climate change, like it's just too big to solve? You need to start thinking about the problem in different terms--and then you'll see that there is hope.

By |2017-11-30T20:30:51+00:00November 30th, 2017|Climate Change|0 Comments

Endless Summer 2: What more I learned by teaching about climate change.

My second year of teaching a class on the history of climate change has made certain truths about our planet even more vivid and personal to me.

By |2016-08-29T20:30:01+00:00August 29th, 2016|Academics, Climate Change, Spotlight|0 Comments

One speech can change the world: James Hansen’s warning on climate change.

James Hansen's ground-breaking 1988 testimony on man-made climate change still resonates as a key moment in recent American history.

By |2016-06-23T20:30:31+00:00June 23rd, 2016|Climate Change, History, Interesting People|0 Comments

Gloomy skies: Trying to remain optimistic in the era of catastrophic climate change.

It is becoming increasingly difficult to envision climate change as anything other than a catastrophic problem that will soon monopolize all our lives.

By |2016-03-22T20:30:06+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Climate Change, Spotlight|0 Comments

The Pope’s moral crusade: Climate change is abolitionism of the 21st century.

Climate change is the moral and religious issue of our time--in much the same way that abolishing slavery was 200 years ago.

By |2015-06-18T20:30:26+00:00June 18th, 2015|Climate Change, History, News, Spotlight|21 Comments