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Hannah Ritchie's optimistic view on environmental sustainability

Hannah Ritchie's optimistic view on environmental sustainability

Data scientist Hannah Ritchie offers a hopeful perspective on environmental sustainability, suggesting that the worst of planetary damage might be nearing its peak.

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Zahra Biabani wants Gen Z to feel hopeful about the future

The Climate Optimism author believes focusing on victories can engender more positive action.
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Why people may take risks on bright, sunny days

It’s no surprise that weather can affect our mood. Bleak winter days can trigger sadness, while extra-hot days can make people feel angrier. But some research shows that unexpectedly nice weather can cloud our judgment and make us more optimistic.

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Sustainability scientist Alaina Wood is leading the charge against climate doomism

'GarbageQueen' Alaina Wood aims to inspire hope about fighting climate change, one TikTok video at a time: 'Don't let anyone convince you it's too late.'

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Climate education that builds hope and agency, not fear

Reframing climate change education around a message of “hopeful alarm” not only will underscore the threats we face but will also show students how they can act to shape the future.
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Climate education that builds hope and agency, not fear

Reframing climate change education around a message of “hopeful alarm” not only will underscore the threats we face but will also show students how they can act to shape the future.
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Rebecca Solnit: We can’t afford to be climate doomers

It often seems that people are searching harder for evidence we’re defeated than that we can win.

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