The Feminist Self-Defense Practice That Could Give the Climate Crisis a Beatdown

It's Time to Train Ourselves to Transform Our Fear and Anger into Action

The climate breakdown, which so many of us assumed lay far in the future, is upon us now.

Extreme weather conditions abound—drought, wildfires, super storms, floods. A recent and terrifying report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change suggests that more of the same is inevitable, and that the window to avoid the most horrific outcomes is rapidly closing. Only by reducing emissions by 45 percent by 2030 and reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 can we limit the temperature rise to 1.5 Celsius, the panel concluded. Even that best …