Is “parenting” as we have come to understand it really that good of an idea? Alison Gopnik’s work turns to human development and evolutionary biology to examine how parents actually impact children. Her findings are hugely relevant to our approach as parents (or any type of caregiver) in a time of climate change.
An education modality rooted in learning and action in the community, with the goal of raising empowered, engaged citizens.
For teaching and learning (in school and out) about climate change.
COVID-19, Climate Change and an opportunity
Over the weekend, a friend and I were discussing (what else?!) coronavirus and how best to navigate the space we […]
Young people positively shaping communities
2018 and 2019 were big years for the community where I live. First, a group of middle-school girls inspired all […]
The importance of Climate Justice and Just Transition
Climate change is intimately connected to systems of inequity, oppression and exploitation. To address the climate crisis, we must also address these systems. We must work for climate justice and a just transition.
Several years ago, I was listening to an OnBeing interview with Quaker thinker and leader Parker Palmer and reporter and […]
Forging a relationship with death
To truly and sustainably face the climate crisis, we need hope – a belief in the possibility of solutions and […]
The stories we tell
Last summer, in a little independent bookshop in Nova Scotia, we stumbled upon a new book – The Girl and […]
In 2018, young climate activists took the world by storm. As they did so, many adults working on climate change lined up to offer praise for their efforts, myself included. But praise is different from meaningful support. What might it look like to really support young climate activists?