climate

Looking down at Beachwood Canyon from a wooded hill.

Above Beachwood Canyon, Los Angeles. (Nevaeh Brown)

University of Georgia
What lies behind the Hollywood sign? A different kind of glamorous. Join me to discover.
Sr. Editor & Education Lead, Planet Forward
Part of the Planet Forward team has been traveling in Alaska with our wonderful partners, Lindblad Expeditions, and our 2022 Storyfest winners. Here's a preview of what they experienced!
Photo of orange mushroom on moss-covered ground.

A mushroom cap in Mount Desert Island, Maine (Michaela Compo/George Washington University)

George Washington University
Being quarantined in the suburbs of Burlington provided me a window into the vast network of neighbors I had never thought to look for: mycorrhizal fungi.
Protesters hold a sign that reads "ACT NOW CLIMATE CRISIS"

The COP26 Weymouth Rally and Demonstration on the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice, organized by the COP26 Coalition Dorset Hub (Stephen and Helen Jones/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0 ))

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Planet Forward Correspondent Kaitlyn Copland sits down with Gregor Sharp, an 18-year-old climate activist, to discuss the power social media has to mobilize individuals for a sociopolitical cause.
Columbia University
Climate change communication is complex. Pathways, a new strategy game, is making this conversation more accessible to the next generation. 

As of 2020, the population of piping plovers has improved after being protected under the Endangered Species Act in 1986. (Mathew Schwartz/Unsplash)

Professor, University of Connecticut
The Road to COP26 | The students who join us at COP26 have enthusiasm and determination that are contagious. We'll be looking for "win-win-win solutions at COP26 that can address all three crises."

2021 Planet Forward Summit host Frank Sesno in conversation with NBC’s Today Show weatherman Al Roker.

George Washington University
Here are five methods to make climate change more relevant to your audience from the guest speakers at the 2021 Planet Forward Summit.
Deer Stands on Beach

White tailed deer stands on beach in Fire Island National Seashore. (Skylar Epstein/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
If this goal is met it could help address the twin ecological catastrophes of our time, the biodiversity crisis and the climate crisis — but only with the proper implementation.
Researcher Laura Mattas climbs rocky terrain
Northwestern University
A look at some of the women doing research in Antarctica and the lingering barriers that were set up to keep them out. Wyatt Mosiman reports for Medill.

(Lucie Rochat)

Middlebury College
People often consider the climate crisis to be fifty years in the future or continents away. These stories describe four Middlebury students and how they have been affected by climate change in their hometown; this crisis is here and now.

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