YES! Magazine With or without President Donald Trump, the United States will work to address climate change. Not because of the Paris agreement, which is nonbinding. Not because backing out would earn the ire of the other 194 countries that have signed on to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. will work to address … Continue reading U.S. Doesn’t Need Trump to Honor Paris Climate Agreement
The idea seeks to address two significant problems facing the country. On the one hand, the overwhelming scientific consensus warns of an impending climate catastrophe for which we are woefully unprepared. On the other, the country’s bridges and roads are, in fact, crumbling.
YES! Magazine It’s unseasonably warm in Fairbanks, Alaska. A city that sees snow eight months out of the year is just beginning to bud. I’m in the backseat of a Subaru, getting a tour of the town from three environmental and Indigenous rights activists with a busy week ahead of them. Fairbanks is about to host … Continue reading The Unlikely Uprising of Progressive Politics in Alaska
This article was written for YES! Magazine As a child, Princess Lucaj was mystified by the oil wells she saw while visiting Los Angeles and the La Brea Tar Pits. She imagined they were dinosaurs and wondered what they could be up to. "We take care of the herd, and the herd takes care of … Continue reading In Alaska, Indigenous Voices Raised in the Struggle Between Life and Oil