Aubrey Trinnaman


Your guide to life on a warming planet

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Prairie land under a blue sky
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Trees Are Overrated

Preserving the world’s great expanses of grass could be essential to combatting climate change.

A house window in Ngawlé, Senegal
Jessica Sarkodie

The Future of Mud

A Senegalese architecture firm is championing a lower-tech material than concrete to help cities prepare for climate change.

Demonstrators shout slogans during a global youth climate action strike in Madrid.
Oscar Del Pozo / AFP / Getty

The Utility of White-Hot Rage

Living in the era of climate change might make us feel guilt, or grief, or anger. How do those who think about these problems every day keep going?