You tell two friends, and I’ll tell two friends, and so on, and so on, and so on…” Some of you may remember this tag line from an old TV commercial, some maybe not, but I think you can get the point. When you hear about or see something great, you want to share it with friends and have them share it, and so on!
When my friend and colleague Michealanne told me know about a wonderful new publication, Climate Confidential, that will be launching very soon and asked if I would help share the news, I took one look and said: “OF COURSE!”
Find out more about Climate Confidential from one of it’s founders, Climate Mama extraordinare, Amy Westervelt. Amy is one of six environmental journalists, all women, each with incredibly impressive CVs, who are teaming up to launch Climate Confidential. Amy and her fellow journalists need OUR help to spread the word. So without further ado, please take a moment and hear from Amy, in her own words, about why YOU need to support Climate Confidential, and then “tell two friends, and so on….”
Every Story Is An Environment Story
by Amy Westervelt
From what we feed our children to how we get to work every day to health conditions we deal with on a regular basis, “the environment” is not some abstract concept over there in the corner, but rather a part of nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Increasingly, though, stories about the environment slot into one of three buckets: politics (climate change scientists versus climate deniers, liberals vs. Tea Partiers and so forth); lists (three ways to avoid toxic sunscreens); and hand-wringing (extreme weather, climate refugees, the sky is falling). Continue reading