Climate is at a Crossroad, What's Next: Curated by Amanda Little

We’re at a striking crossroads on climate change: The outgoing Trump administration has denounced climate science and called environmental solutions economically devastating, while the incoming Biden administration considers global warming an “existential challenge” and the biggest job-creation engine of our time. What are the facts? These sources point to clear research, fact-based coverage and the most viable solutions on a topic that may define the next four years of U.S. news and politics.

Climate is at a Crossroad, What's Next: Curated by Amanda Little

    The climate according to NASA

    What do satellites say about climate change? Check out NASA’s Interactive live map of the globe called “Earth Now” where you can explore vital signs including air temperature, carbon dioxide emissions, and soil moisture.

    Inside the hot zones

    Winner of a 2020 Pulitzer Prize, this Washington Post feature explores the phenomenon of hot zones that are spreading around the world with powerful infographics and video supplements.

    Climate change is a problem you can taste

    My TED Talk explores why the single biggest threat of climate change is the collapse of food systems—and how technology will redefine sustainable food in the decades ahead.

    We're all a hot mess

    A TV show on PBS called Hot Mess on how climate change impacts all of us, how different generations are talking about the problem in new ways, and how emerging solutions could create a better future for humanity and the planet.

    Hot Mess | PBS

    Hot Mess | PBS

    PBS NewsHour

    Hot Mess is a show about how climate change impacts all of us. Hot Mess is a show about how climate change impacts all of us, and about how we can …

    World war zero

    This unlikely coalition of politically and generationally diverse figures – Republicans and Democrats, celebrities and politicians, four-star generals and youth activists – is producing compelling writing, video content, and live interviews on climate change.

    World War Zero

    World War Zero

    From scientists, Governors, youth activists, CEOs, and global leaders, we reach across the aisle and across generations with an unlikely coalition powered by people like you.

    A new definition of corporate leadership

    It’s time for corporate leaders to shift their focus from how they can do less harm to how they can turn the environmental crisis into a transformative opportunity.

    Top 100 solutions to global warming

    A collective of scientists and researchers surveyed the most promising solutions to climate change in agriculture, transportation, energy, buildings, health and education, and more. See what they found, from bioplastics to forest restoration.

    Project Drawdown

    Project Drawdown

    Our mission is to help the world reach “Drawdown”— the point in the future when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start …

    What the new administration can do on day 1

    There’s a lot that the next President can do on climate without cooperation from Congress. Read this policy guide for the next POTUS, penned by Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

    Authored by Amanda Little

    Amanda Little is a professor of journalism and science writing at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World, a five-year adventure into the lands, minds and machines shaping the future of sustainable food. She has written about energy, technology and the environment for New York Times and Washington Post, and regularly contributes op-eds to Bloomberg.