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climate change | Sep 27th, 2019

The Top Climate Change Speakers Taking Action in the Fight for Our Future

A year ago, Greta Thunberg was an unknown Swedish teenager striking from school once a week to protest climate inaction. Today, she’s a global icon and climate activist that’s inspired a nation. Alongside Greta, these top Climate Change speakers are united in the fight to save our planet, and they... Continue Reading →
climate change | Aug 26th, 2019

David Wallace-Wells on Climate Crisis, Practical Policies, and Holding onto Hope, with The Guardian

In an in-depth interview with The Guardian’s Ian Tucker, author and journalist David Wallace-Wells follows up on his recent hit book, The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future. Where does he stand now on his predictions and analysis of our impending climate crises, and what do we really have... Continue Reading →
climate change | Aug 21st, 2019

Award-winning Journalist Naomi Klein Pens Urgent Letter to the DNC on the Climate Crisis

Author and activist Naomi Klein chose to use her most recent column for The Intercept to pen an open, urgent letter to the DNC on the verge of the vote to determine whether or not a dedicated debate about the climate emergency will be included in the presidential primaries. “The timeline we face... Continue Reading →
climate change | Jul 12th, 2019

“All Hands on Deck”: Uninhabitable Earth Author David Wallace-Wells Discusses the Motivating Force of Climate Change

We absolutely love it when two Lavin speakers get together to share world-changing ideas, and that happened on Douglas Rushkoff’s most recent episode of his Team Human podcast, “The Power of Panic,” when he and The Uninhabitable Earth author David Wallace-Wells got down to brass tacks around... Continue Reading →
climate change | May 22nd, 2019

Top Climate Change Speakers: Facing the Future of Our Environments

Greenhouse gases. Rising sea levels. Extreme weather conditions. Our Climate Change Speakers ask hard questions: how have human beings influenced the Earth’s temperatures? How will these changes affect communities and species across the globe? And, importantly, is there still time  to change our... Continue Reading →