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Tips for talking to kids about climate change

By YCC Team
As a parent, it can be hard to know when and how to introduce the topic of climate change with your kids. But it’s already on many young peoples’ minds.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change

By Krista Langlois
When my daughter was a few weeks old, a wildfire broke out near our home in southwest Colorado. The previous winter had been one of the driest on record, and the fire quickly burned out…

How climate changed my life

By Sofie Mohanty Hviid
For most of my life I have been in complete denial of climate change. Then I became a mother and everything changed.

Every Parent Needs an Electric Cargo Bike

By Katherine Martinko Photo: Katherine Martinko
Whenever I hear friends talking about how they need to get a new car to carry their growing children and accompanying heaps of stuff, I want to say, "Think about getting an electric cargo bike…

Women scientists launch ‘Science Moms,’ a climate campaign aimed at mothers

By YCC Team Photo credit: Dr. Burt, Science Mom video
Sixty-six percent of Americans are worried about global warming. Among moms, that number is even higher.“We know that climate change is a threat to all people, and in particular our kids,” says Melissa Burt. Burt…

Plant a Love of Nature in Your Kids

By Michelle Nijhuis
Around 1954, when 8-year-old Stanley Temple began tagging along on Audubon Society field trips near Washington, D.C., he befriended a quiet, dark-haired woman who introduced herself as “Miss Carson.” To his delight, she treated him…

Female scientists focus on a secret weapon to fight climate change: Moms

By Sarah Kaplan Photo: Matt McClain/The Washington Post
A new group of parent scientists is launching Science Moms, a $10 million educational campaign to engage other mothers

Millennials & Gen Z Afraid To Have Kids Because Of Climate Change, Says Study

By Jennifer Corter
A new study has found that Gen Zers and Millennials are afraid to have children because of the ever-changing climate of the earth. Climate change is scary, and who knows where we will be in…

How Parents Can Tame the Stress of Climate Crises

By Ariella Cook-Shonkoff Photo: iStock by Getty Images
My 3-year-old awoke recently, chirping happily in her bed while it was still dark outside, so I was surprised to see that the clock read 7:45 a.m. Normally, the autumn sun in Northern California would…

Parents have a role to play in youth climate strikes, advocate says » Yale Climate Connections

Kubit says that parents who are concerned about climate change can attend a strike or another event with their kids. She says an adult’s presence can help keep strikers safe, and it’s an act of…