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Episode 70. BEST IN CLIMATE. Climate Denial By Any Other Name

by Mary Annaïse Heglar

“If this new world we’re building is one in which you can have your climate action and your bigotry too, I don’t see a place for myself in it.”

In this article posted on, writer and Hot Take co-host Mary Annaïse Heglar reminds us that the roots of the climate crisis lie in economic and social exploitation. We ignore the interconnection between climate action and social justice at our peril.

Mary Annaise Heglar  is a climate justice essayist and podcaster based in New York City. She is currently the writer in residence at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, and co-host of Hot Take, a podcast that takes “an intersectional, critical, but constructive look at climate coverage—with the ultimate goal of making the conversation about climate change more productive and powerful. Not just bigger, but more inclusive.. “