We’ve built a global network of writers that span over 30 countries — and this is just the beginning

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Building something to bring people together

Back in 2019, when I first thought about creating what would become the Climate Conscious publication, I had three primary goals that I set out to achieve:

  1. Rather than further polarize one another as the mainstream media and social media have consistently done, I wanted to create a publication that…

A vision of a sustainable future told through a compelling story is far more powerful than scientific facts and figures

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Crafting a vision for the future

Imagine it’s the year 2050 and we’ve successfully been able to hold global warming below the 2°C threshold (and ideally 1.5°C) the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) scientists have been warning us about.

What does that future world look like and feel like when you imagine it?

Are we…

People should be protesting in the streets every time there is an environmental catastrophe like the oil spill in Southern California

Cleaning up an oil spill off Galveston Island, Texas. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Yet another oil spill

As a kid, one of my favorite things to do besides hiking and camping was hanging out at the beach — boogie boarding, building sandcastles with my brother, and laying in the warm sand of Southern California beaches.

I’ve always had an affinity for the beach. To this day, there’s…

An interview with the City of San Rafael’s Sustainability Program Manager

The Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. Photo by Jim Harris on Unsplash

Federal legislation such as the infrastructure bill and reconciliation bill making their way through Congress currently tend to get most of the mainstream news coverage when it comes to climate action. What tends to get very little coverage, if any, are the significant actions cities in the U.S., and all…

Labels are simply a distraction that keep us from implementing the solutions the majority agree on

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Capitalism vs. Socialism

Our society has a strange obsession with trying to label and categorize everything and everyone. Perhaps, it’s because it makes it simpler to talk about things or others, but by doing so we overgeneralize and overlook the vast complexity of our world.

Nowhere is this more evident than with the…

Sean Youra

Former engineer now focused on building a better future for all | Founder and editor-in-chief of Climate Conscious

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