Aubrey Trinnaman


Your guide to life on a warming planet

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Demonstrators shout slogans during a global youth climate action strike in Madrid.
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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?

Illustration with grid of black-outlined fire areas and orange-and-yellow photos of treeline and smoke
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The Battle of High Hill

When two megafires converged on a small town in Oregon, the community faced a choice. People could flee, leaving the town to its fate. Or they could stay and fight.