Stories tagged "Millennials"

June 21, 2019

Millennials Week Recap

We wanted to thank all of our interviewees this week for their thoughtful answers about why they’re fighting for our planet and more equitable circumstances for all people. This generation often gets accused of being entitled and self-centered but this interview...

June 19, 2019

For Millennials, the Climate Crisis Is An Area of Bipartisan Agreement

by Alexandra Patel Millennial voters do not agree on all issues, but one issue on which Millennial conservatives and liberals do see eye to eye is climate change. Climate change is increasingly bridging the Republican-Democrat divide as it moves behind politics and...


Reality is Shaping Millennials’ Views on Climate Politics

Younger generations are prioritizing climate change as a political issue regardless of political affiliation, despite the fact that older generations have always considered it “second-tier.” Millennials are not only hearing and learning more about the...

June 17, 2019

Climate Crisis Is Impacting How Millennials Think About Having Kids

By Alexandra Patel For the first time in history, people who want to have kids are having to face the hard truth that the world is undoubtedly going to be a worse place for their children because of climate change. The cascading effects of global warming, rising sea...


Millennials Putting Their Money Where Their Mouths Are

 As NBC News explained, “ESG investing” (environmental, social and governance), “SRI” (socially responsible investing), “CSR investing” (corporate social responsibility) or simply “impact investing,” is a concept has been around for years, but Millennials are charting...

June 16, 2019

Climate Change Is Impacting Millennial Consumer Habits

By Alexandra Patel and Monica Medina About half of Millennials say they research brands before buying and actively look for more sustainable practices in their consumerism. This is causing drastic changes in the consumer market – all the way from food manufacturing to...


Pets Increasingly Getting Their Due Thanks To Millennials

Millennials are much more likely to enjoy their job and want to stay in it if they are allowed to bring their pets to work, according to a recent survey by Nationwide Insurance.  And a millennial who sued the Meeker Housing Authority in Denver, Colorado for violating...

May 9, 2019

IFAW Turns 50 And Gets A New Look

Congress passed major U.S. environmental laws, like the Endangered Species Act, just about 50 years ago, and not surprisingly, that era saw the birth of several environmental nonprofits including the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Natural...

February 5, 2019

A Millennial’s Call for Bold Climate Action

By Miro Korenha, Founder and Publisher of Our Daily Planet To baby boomers and older generations concern for the environment might seem like an admirable quality, but to Millennials like me, it’s a life or death matter. To me personally, it means that aside from all...