The terms policymakers use to describe the people they serve shape policy debates and outcomes amidst the climate crisis.
This Thanksgiving, I’m grateful for government workers
Government workers strengthen our democracy and help us deal with climate risks. For that, I'm grateful.
Being in the Thick of Things: on Life-Defining Phases and Transformation
Given everything that's happening at the intersection of democracy and climate change, it's a time of transformation. Some ideas for navigating it.
What it Means to Be a Climate Citizen
I believe the climate crisis demands we act to both strengthen our democracy and address climate change. That's why I identity and act as a climate citizen.
Adults, Let’s Join the Climate Strike – and Act to Deliver on Its Promise
Adults inspired by youth climate strikes need to ask – how do I use my power and influence to deliver on the future young people are demanding?
The Democracy and Climate Numbers We Hear (and Don’t)
The numbers we hear in public conversations shape how we talk about our democracy and climate. Could adding numbers about climate and inequality be useful?
Three Purposes of Climate Policy
Good climate change policy includes mitigation and adaptation. It also includes policies that help us get better at dealing with climate change.
Some of the Most Hopeful Climate Stories Hardly Mention Climate Change
Climate change means more human migration, and so creating thriving, diverse communities is essential climate work.
We Need to Build Our Climate Muscles
What do a presidential climate debate, gubernatorial executive orders, and kitchen table conversations have in common? They all help us build climate muscles. One of the challenges of climate change is that it is big. The tendrils of climate change – both the work of reducing climate impacts and navigating impacts already underway – curl … Continue reading We Need to Build Our Climate Muscles
Welcome to Democracy and Climate. This is a place you will find ideas, conversation, debates, and hopes about how to navigate a changing climate, together. Over the coming days, weeks, and months, I will be building Democracy and Climate into a place where people can learn with each other about some of the biggest challenges … Continue reading Welcome!