Archive for month: October, 2020

Your climate crisis reading list: 15 essential reads

We — Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine Wilkinson — are climate experts who focus on solutions, leadership and building community. We are a natural and a social scientist, a Northerner and a Southerner. We’re also both lifelong inter-disciplinarians in love with words and the [...]

How to grow your own tiny forest

When you look at a row of empty parking spots, what do you see? Many of us would see it for what it is — a place that could be filled with cars and trucks. But to eco-engineer Shubhendu Sharma, [...]

Earth School launched to keep students connected to nature

Today, over 1.5 billion children are unable to go to school. Coronavirus’ impact goes beyond the health and economic crisis; it is also jeopardizing the education of students around the world. Teachers are scrambling to offer students lessons online and [...]

Ever sent clothing or toys in response to a disaster? Here’s what probably happened to it

So many of us have been moved to mail a box of clothes, toiletries, food or toys after hearing about a natural disaster or tragic event. But humanitarian logistics expert Dale Herzog says: Ask yourself three questions before sending another [...]

Want to fight climate change? Educate a girl

It’s that simple. Making sure that girls around the world can go to school helps them and their families, of course, but also benefits the entire world. If I asked you to name one of the most effective ways to [...]