Stories of Change

Climate change is personal, affecting each of us in unique ways. From our hobbies to our livelihoods, a warming world matters. Through this series we will explore what climate change means in the day-to-day lives of Hoosiers, and those living around the world.

Stories from The Hoosier State

Climate + Birds

A warming climate is altering the migration patterns of Midwestern birds. Wildlife ecologist and life-long bird watcher Barny Dunning shares his thoughts on the changes he’s seen over the last 20 years in Indiana.

Climate + Youth

Student and youth organizer Iris O'Donnell Bellisario explains why she's passionate about fighting climate change and the unique ways she's spreading awareness about this important topic.

Climate + Soil

According to third-generation farmer Chris Mulkey, rainfall is on the rise and threatening his most precious resource, the soil. Mulkey shares what he's doing to leave this land in better shape for his kids, and their kids.

Climate + Faith

For Carla Kilgore, simple living is a tenet of her faith that directly translates into caring for our environment and neighbors. In her household, this means taking steps to reduce their own contributions to climate change.

Stories from around the world

Climate + Niger

Existing economic and environmental vulnerabilities are putting Niger at great risk to the added stress of a changing climate. This photo essay from researcher Kayenat Kabir shows how climate change has the potential to shift the entire country's economic DNA.

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