The Driftless Area of southwestern Wisconsin experienced historic flood events in late summer 2018. To commemorate the third anniversary of these floods, Caroline Gottschalk Druschke shares how the oral history project Stories from the Flood helped with community healing in the aftermath.
Indonesia plans to move its capital city from Jakarta to Borneo. Jeamme Chia, Gioia Montana Connell, and Dewi Tan argue that the new capital provides an opportunity address existing housing, water management, and land issues.
The Trolley Times is an important source of information and community-building for the farmers’ protests in India. Sritama Chatterjee shares stories from the newsletter that show the power of everyday acts of care in climate justice organizing.
In light of the recent Global Witness report, Rob Nixon discusses the dangers environmental defenders face and their role as frontline workers in the fight against climate breakdown and zoonotic pandemics.
Ready for a diagnosis? Jennifer Ladino distinguishes between our daily emotions and explains how pandemic panic can help us face the climate crisis.
The plight of climate refugees has become a popular rallying cry for climate change activism. But it is also leading to harsher, militarized borders.
The climate generation is coming of age. Sarah Jaquette Ray, author of A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety, explains what older generations have to learn.
A poetic meditation on glaciers and glacial worldings in Eyak, Alaska, “Cryogenics” reflects on human and more-than-human kinships at low temperatures.
Bathsheba Demuth discusses her new book, Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait, and Arctic histories of ecological crisis and hope.
Hester Blum’s new book, The News at the Ends of the Earth, explains why 19th-century newspapers printed on polar expeditions offer a model for communicating in the age of climate crisis.