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Wakanyeja

This climate story starts before time was told by clocks or watches. This climate story started with the movement of stars through the sky, the sun and moon dancing around the horizon. In many ways, this story fell from the stars, delivered by grandfathers of an ancient past. This story is a love story, one […]

Connecting Across the Aisle

“My son is failing his Spanish course, since he won’t hand in his homework!”  “Everytime I ask about her friends, my daughter gets upset and locks herself in her room.”  “I’ve been asking my son to help get our equipment together for the upcoming hunt, and he won’t budge from his video games.”  This was […]

The Work

Climate change sits in my gut like stones in the pockets of my clothes pulling me under water after I have jumped in. I must deliberately work to remove each stone, examine it, determine its weight. Climate change is like a shadow constantly following me– sometimes revealed by a burst of sun– lengthening and growing […]

Audio Story: Bedtime Stories of the Khmer Americans

Liz is currently supporting Climate Generation as our Programs Intern. Liz shares the bedtime stories her parents told her as a child of their experience surviving under the Khmer Rouge regime and the resolve that has allowed her to find today. https://media.climategen.org/20200331-climate-story-Liz-Lat-Bedtime-stories-of-the-Khmer-Americans.mp3  

Calming the Waves

My childhood bedroom had pastel yellow walls with blue hand-painted stars sprinkled across the slanted ceilings, a remnant from its previous resident. At night I would lie in bed, tracing the outlines of stars with my eyes that I could just barely make out through the moonlight streaming in from a small window. Growing up, […]

My Climate Story: Ben Santer

By Greg Dalton September 17, 2019 This story was originally published on the Climate One podcast. We’re proud to have Ben Santer as a member of Climate Generation’s Advisory Board. https://media.climategen.org/20190917-climateone-cc_20190917_cl1_Ben%20Santer_Podcast_FINAL.mp3   This special episode is part of the My Climate Story series, published in partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news […]