The New Climate Change Activists May Surprise You
New podcast series explores how some people are taking unique approaches to climate activism.
Should those worried about the future of our climate risk getting arrested through direct actions, regardless of their age?
In the latest episode of the new podcast series Stepping Up, producer Claire Schoen tackles that question, exploring how climate activists—young and old—engage in acts of protest in today’s era.
“As an elder woman, I began this story with the question of what my own role should be in facing the greatest crisis of our time,” Schoen said. “I wondered whether it made sense to put my body on the line and get arrested.”
Throughout “Sitting Down,” the second episode of the series, questions are raised about the effectiveness of the strategies used by activists. When it comes to breaking the