Eric Holthaus

Eric Holthaus

Minneapolis, MN
Apr
18
Climate communication in a pandemic

Climate communication in a pandemic

The Phoenix was off last week — I'm still working on a plain-language summary of the IPCC report — and most importantly
4 min read
Apr
03
Chatting about alternate endings to Don't Look Up with Heather McTeer Toney (@HeatherMcTeer)

Chatting about alternate endings to Don't Look Up with Heather McTeer Toney (@HeatherMcTeer)

Date: Mar 29 2022, Twitter Spaces Host: Heather McTeer Toney, Vice president of community engagement at the Environmental Defense Fund
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Mar
27
Don't Look Up didn't win Best Picture, but it's still a pretty great movie

Don't Look Up didn't win Best Picture, but it's still a pretty great movie

The Oscars just ended, and although tonight had a lot of drama, long-shot climate movie Don't Look up didn't win
3 min read
Mar
26
Chatting about trees and carbon offsets with climate journalist Ketan Joshi (@KetanJ0)

Chatting about trees and carbon offsets with climate journalist Ketan Joshi (@KetanJ0)

Date: Mar 22 2022, Twitter Spaces Guest: Ketan Joshi, climate journalist Follow Ketan Joshi on TwitterOutline of the chat: What
5 min read
Mar
21
Planting trees makes climate change worse. Yup, you read that right.

Planting trees makes climate change worse. Yup, you read that right.

For years we've been told to offset the carbon emitted from our daily activities by planting trees — more specifically, by
2 min read
Mar
08
Going on Spring Break

Going on Spring Break

Friends, just a quick note to say The Phoenix will be going on Spring Break for the next week and
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Mar
05
Chatting about the IPCC report with lead author Dr. Lisa Schipper (@schipper_lisa)

Chatting about the IPCC report with lead author Dr. Lisa Schipper (@schipper_lisa)

Date: Mar 1 2022, Twitter Spaces Guest: Dr. Lisa Schipper, IPCC Coordinating Lead Author Follow Dr. Lisa Schipper on TwitterOutline
5 min read
Feb
28
IPCC: This is our all-hands-on-deck moment

IPCC: This is our all-hands-on-deck moment

Today's IPCC report — the latest installment in a 30+ year effort by the world's climate scientists to warn humanity of
6 min read
Feb
27
Chatting about climate anxiety with Dr. Britt Wray (@brittwray)

Chatting about climate anxiety with Dr. Britt Wray (@brittwray)

Date: Feb 22, 2022, Twitter Spaces Guest: Dr. Britt Wray Subscribe to Gen Dread, Dr. Wray's newsletterPre-order '
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Feb
20
Survey results, plus Week 2 chat topic

Survey results, plus Week 2 chat topic

We did it, y'all. We launched a brand new reader-directed weekly discussion series about the climate emergency, focused on systemic
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