Category: Hearts & Minds
We moved to Washington to be free of the smoke, but apparently we can’t escape climate change.
Between gasping sobs, a boy in a viral video explains that he’s upset because of climate change. San Mateo county’s education office is trying to help.
In April, a developer proposed a new gas station near a busy intersection in the City of Napa. But thanks to footwork of high schoolers, citizens and elected leaders Napa County and a growing number of North Bay cities have set zero-emissions goals for 2030, and declared a climate emergency. As a result, the new gas station was a no-go.
After a career of school administration and community engagement, Wanda Stewart saw firsthand how schools can be a central space for activating people.
Billy Krimmel decided to sow tens of thousands of native seeds around Davis and do everything wrong. Everything wrong, at least, by the standards of the professional landscapers.
Jocelyn Gama is a college student, activist, educator, athlete, model, and fashion designer. “I’m focused on helping my community heal,” she says.
The ironies pressed in on me: Here I am on a plane, helping to destroy the planet for a vacation, while reading Naomi Klein’s latest climate crisis book ON FIRE.
Durham’s play Polar Bears, Black Boys & Prairie Fringed Orchids is a story of not only wildlife conservation and low-flow toilets, but of police brutality, grief, and our relationship with the living creatures around us.
Could making friends with your neighbors be the secret to climate resilience? “All my homies are locally-sourced, non-GMO and gluten-free,” writes Maylin Tu of Los Angeles.
I set out for Heron’s Head Park on an early March morning. To my surprise, I had never heard of, nor visited, this site on the southeastern bayshore in my 20-plus years growing up and living as a visual artist in San Francisco.
The “Cool Cities Challenge” launched this January in SoCal’s LA and Irvine, and the North Bay’s Petaluma. The program is designed to kick start climate action at the micro level.
Resilient sweet potatoes and stilts on houses remind us how adaptable human beings can be. This graphic guide samples our earliest and most recent history of adaptation.