climate change

How to Talk With Kids About Climate Change [2022 Guide]

How to Talk With Kids About Climate Change [2022 Guide]

It may not be the “birds and the bees” talk you were anticipating having with your kids. But the truth is, the birds and bees are dying, and children aren’t oblivious to the adverse effects of climate change. We know it sounds dark and gloomy, and as a trusted adult, you want to protect children […]

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    Pinterest Announces Thorough Ban of Climate Misinformation

    Pinterest Announces Thorough Ban of Climate Misinformation

    Pinterest announced Wednesday it will implement a new climate misinformation policy notable for its strength and contrast to less comprehensive measures taken by other social media platforms. The policy prohibits paid and organic “content that denies the existence or impacts of climate change,” as well as false or misleading content regarding climate solutions. The new policy could also bar all content produced by entities funded by […]

    Extreme Weather 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Extreme Weather 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Extreme weather is what we call it when a particular weather event like a flash flood or a heat wave is significantly different from the average weather pattern for an area. It is important to understand these events because they can be disruptive and even deadly, harming human communities, agriculture and ecosystems. 

    100+ NYC Streets Will Go Car-Free for Earth Day

    100+ NYC Streets Will Go Car-Free for Earth Day

    The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report found that the most important thing an individual can do to reduce their climate impact is to stop driving gas-powered cars. So it’s appropriate that New York City is celebrating Earth Day with its largest-ever Car-Free Earth Day. 

    Conger Ice Shelf the Size of Rome Collapses in Antarctica

    Conger Ice Shelf the Size of Rome Collapses in Antarctica

    According to satellite data, the entire Conger ice shelf — an Antarctic ice shelf roughly the size of Rome — has collapsed, The Guardian reported. The collapse of the ice shelf occurred just before record high temperatures in the region reached more than 40 degrees Celsius above normal recently, the result of an “atmospheric river” of warm air over the continent.

    Marvel Superhero Takes on Climate Change, Environmental Justice

    Marvel Superhero Takes on Climate Change, Environmental Justice

    Superhero Marisol Rios de la Luz will take on climate change, political corruption, and the myriad social injustices stemming from the two in the upcoming installment of the La Borinqueña graphic novel series, Earther reports. The Nuyorican heroine and her team, the Nitainos, will tackle the rippling impacts of climate change on the islands, covering issues such as domestic […]