What if we stopped focusing on scale so much, stopped equating size with success? Courtney Martin looks to a new better off where we invest in people and businesses within walking distance for a more stable economy and community.
A thoughtful meditation by a craftsman-philosopher who contemplates the human condition through the building of simple, hand-tooled coffins.
Catch highlights of Krista's interview with Andrew Zolli about taking on society’s toughest problems and making ourselves more resilient. Also read his take on where you can find God.
Do we throw our hands up in the air or be the hummingbird? An illustrated story told by Wangari Maathai.
These short films tell the stories of — and share the perspectives of — eight family farmers who echo sentiments harbored deep within the core of most of us.
Inspired by our show with Bill McKibben, a listener and law professor reflects on tuning in to nature's reality rather than anesthetizing from it.
Need a basic primer on the history of climate change and 350ppm? Listen to Bill McKibben's explanation.
A Yale study identified "six Americas" when it comes to climate change. Where are you on the spectrum?
Training and employing unskilled laborers as apprentices and teaching "anyone with a work ethic" how to build.
An inspiring video of a man who swam at the North Pole to raise awareness of climate change.
Trent Gilliss, online editor
Producers and reporters from American Public Media (SOF/Marketplace/American RadioWorks) are gathering to discuss collective climate change reporting. I will be tweeting ideas and following the comments section here.
What’s the story we want to tell, and how do we want to tell it? I’m glad to bring your suggestions into the large and small group discussions. Please help as we’re planning shows for the coming year — leading up to and following on the heels of Copenhagen conference in December.
Krista reflects on the listener response and skepticism following the 2008 rebroadcast of the Barbara Kingsolver interview.