Climate

Vermont hiking trail (Famartin / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0))

St. Andrew's Episcopal School
High school student Lily Muhlbaum raised more than $10,000 in a fundraiser to fight environmental racism. She shares insight into what inspired her to act.
Founding Director, Planet Forward
We are thrilled to announce a new media partnership with WNET Public Media Group to launch a monthly digital video series focusing on key issues challenging the planet.
Founding Director, Planet Forward
The pandemic has forced us to reconsider our relationship with the planet we call home. We sat down with global explorer and sustainability travel pioneer Sven Lindblad to discuss what it’s going to take to get back out in the world.
Salt Lake City smog and haze

Smog and haze hangs over Salt Lake City in this 2016 image. (Eltiempo10/Creative Commons 4.0)

Indraprastha college for Women, University of Delhi, India
This article focuses on the lesser-known climatic change of global dimming, It provides an all-round perspective on the causes, consequences, and research on the issue so far.
George Washington University
Could the rise in teleworking due to COVID-19 offer a long-term solution to combat the climate crisis? A recent study says yes.
Lee Street Beach in Evanston, Illinois

This winter, popular Lee Street Beach in Evanston, Illinois, was shrinking as Lake Michigan rose. (Anne Snabes / Northwestern University)

Northwestern University
The Evanston, Illinois, and Beaufort, South Carolina, areas are considering how to combat beach erosion and planning to fix strained storm water systems.
Asian carp near Lake Michigan

Asian carp swarm waterways near the Great Lakes. (Source: U.S. Congresswoman Mary Kaptur)

George Washington University
Invasive species don't follow shelter in place orders like the officials tasked with containing them. For the Midwest's invasive Asian carp, the effects of halting prevention measures range from not too bad to detrimental.

(Deepti Bansal Gage/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
Environmentalism is a relatively recent concept in the Western world, creating challenges when confronting our growing environmental issues. Looking to other, non-western cultures and leaders, may help develop enduring solutions.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
How to cover climate change as a journalist when there is a rich history of politicization and misinformation.
straight road looking into the distance with storm clouds overhead

The road ahead for both COVID-19 and climate change is stormy, but with science and facts by our side we can find solutions to both.

Founding Director, Planet Forward
How can we apply the lessons we are learning now to the next looming threat — climate change — recognizing that it will, by necessity, take a back seat until the current health emergency and economic crisis subside?

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