Climate Change in Iran

Climate Change in Iran

Iranian photographer Ako Salemi captured the impacts of climate change in his country in 2016 for the Pulitzer Center. By 2040, 35% of Iran will be unsuitable for life, according to NASA, because of the increased warming and drought in parts of the country. This...
On Risk, Anxiety, & Reward

On Risk, Anxiety, & Reward

Nicky Bradford has written a brave and beautiful essay about her and her husband’s, Ben Joldersma, support of the #ShutItDown direct action that took place October 11, 2016. That action temporarily shut down all five of the tar sands pipelines coming into the...
Year of the Serpent

Year of the Serpent

“When I look at the state of the world right now, I see an arc bending towards something that dwarfs any parochial concerns about particular presidential elections or political arrangements between human nations, and which should put those events into deep...
Flag for Arctic Sea Ice

Flag for Arctic Sea Ice

This image, “Flag for Arctic Sea Ice” by Andrea Krupp, is based on the Greenlandic flag and imagines the breakup of the Arctic sea ice around Greenland and the impact that will have on the culture and myths of the people of that land. The artist says:...

Shell knew, just like ExxonMobil knew

Shell Oil, like ExxonMobil, spent millions lobbying against action on climate change. But all along they knew of the dangers of climate change. We know because way back in 1991 they produced a video warning about the threat of global warming. They ignored their own...