How to find joy in climate action | Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Project Drawdown, 2020 | Explore

“The Drawdown Review: Climate Solutions for a New Decade”

Project Drawdown is the world’s leading resource for climate solutions — to reduce the excess of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. Humanity can manage the climate crisis effectively by using the tools available today.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2022 | Explore

IPCC Assessment Reports

Comprehensive, consensus assessment reports about climate change, projected impacts and response options, authored by leading scientists across the globe.

Mark Kaufman | Mashable, 2020 | Article

“The carbon footprint sham: A ‘successful, deceptive’ PR campaign”

The term “carbon footprint” was promoted and popularized by PB (formerly known as British Petroleum) with the help of PR firm Ogilvy & Mather — to shift the blame for carbon pollution from fossil fuel industry to individuals.

Robinson Meyer | The Atlantic, 2021 | Article

“A New Idea for Fighting Climate Change: Retirement Plans!”

“Environmental, social and governance”, or ESG, funds are considered the gold standard for sustainable investing, but they often they fall short. Boris Khentov of Betterment launched a Climate Impact Portfolio that allows people to put their money where their values are and focus not only on divesting as a climate solution but also on investing.

Sarah Stillman | The New Yorker, 2021 | Article

“The Migrant Workers Who Follow Climate Disasters”

There is a growing group of migrant workers who follow climate disasters and aid in clean-up and rebuilding. This industry is rooted in exploitation, with workers having very little protection from their corporate employers who are profiting from climate change.

Yale Center for Climate Change Communication, 2020 | Article

“Which racial/ethnic groups care most about climate change?”

Research shows that people of color in the US are more concerned about climate, and are more willing to take action. Yale Center for Climate Communication has a long-running research program on public climate change knowledge, attitudes, policy preferences and behavior.