Eric Holthaus

Eric Holthaus

Minneapolis, MN
Aug
21
Announcing the addition of post comments: An all-new community space for The Phoenix

Announcing the addition of post comments: An all-new community space for The Phoenix

Hey everyone! Starting today, at the bottom of every post of The Phoenix will be a prompt to comment which
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Aug
14
What would you like to talk about first? (new survey!)

What would you like to talk about first? (new survey!)

Hey everyone, We are finally ready to re-start our weekly skills-sharing sessions. The Phoenix is here to build a community
3 min read
Aug
01
How Currently is helping emergency managers during record-setting extreme weather

How Currently is helping emergency managers during record-setting extreme weather

Last year, after Hurricane Ida flooded the NYC region, the city of Hoboken, NJ hired a private weather firm for
2 min read
Jul
31
The Phoenix + Currently

The Phoenix + Currently

It's official! The Phoenix is now part of Currently!! The vote was overwhelming, with more than 98% of The Phoenix
4 min read
Jul
01
Your vote on the future of The Phoenix

Your vote on the future of The Phoenix

Hi everyone, We're coming up on the two-year anniversary of The Phoenix, and I am finally realizing that there's more
2 min read
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
5 min read
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 Twitter Outline of the chat:
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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