Categories
Articles Featured

I’m voting for 2040 in this election. Are you?

Here’s my take: We are voting in the 2040 election this year, not the 2020 election. Would you agree?

Categories
Articles Featured

Climate Change or COVID-19: What’s Your Story?

Many of us feel paralyzed by anxiety in the face of global challenges like the climate crisis or COVID-19, stuck with a simple story line: it’s overwhelming and there’s nothing I can do.

Categories
Articles

How Can We Start Difficult Conversations?

Keep it social, short, and positive. These principles will help.

Categories
Articles

Happy 50th, Earth Day

We can learn a lot about coping with climate change from COVID-19.

Categories
Articles

An Open Letter to Greta Thunberg

Psychology can teach us how to harness panic and fear for meaningful action.

Categories
Articles

All I Want for Grandparents Day Is a Climate Conversation

What’s one thing you can do to combat climate change? Talk about it.

Categories
Articles Uncategorized

Community and climate go hand-in-hand

As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday today, the relevance of his notion of “beloved community” confronts us as climate change becomes one of the most significant challenges facing poor communities. Sadly, our hometowns of Houston and New Orleans embody the ongoing test of climate justice and climate racism.

Categories
Articles

Kids, it’s time to give your parents ‘the talk.’ Not that one, the one on climate change.

Confronting your family and leaving them upset is not the goal. Keep it positive, and you might be surprised by what happens next.

Categories
Interviews

4 questions for Mick Smyer

The Bucknell University geropsychologist is tapping the considerable power of older adults to help protect the environment

Categories
Articles

What will we tell our kids and grandkids about climate change?

Because when our kids and grandkids ask us what we did about climate change, we need to have a simple, true answer: “Our best.”