Listen: Ali Velshi Offers a Bleak Outlook for Fossil Fuel Use

Fossil fuel use is on the rise. What will it take, asks the MSNBC host, for us to stop?

By Ali Velshi

LISTEN: How to Really Run a City, Episode 2

Episode 2 of the How to Really Run a City podcast stars Michael Nutter, Kasim Reed and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, who just may be the smartest climate crusader in politics

By Jessica Blatt Press

Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: How to Embrace (Another Virusy) Winter

Eight years ago, Edmonton, Canada, started a citywide effort to celebrate its intense cold, rather than hide from it. Would doing the same here lessen social isolation, help spur local democracy and make this third Covid winter more bearable?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Listen: Ali Velshi on Zelensky’s Appeal to U.S. History

The Ukrainian president likened the situation in his country to two battles fought by Americans. MSNBC Host and Citizen Board Member Ali Velshi explains that both of these were turning points against an autocratic regime

By Ali Velshi

Listen: Ali Velshi Celebrates Nuclear Fusion with Kim Budil

MSNBC host and Citizen Board Member Ali Velshi explains a recent advance in nuclear fusion that brings us a step closer to clean energy

By Ali Velshi

20 Sustainable Shops and Services in Philadelphia

Locally-owned shops and services that put a dent in climate change — and make you feel a little bit better about everything

By Courtney DuChene

Reality Check: Philly Leaders, Act on Illegal Dumping

It’s a crisis akin to violent crime that the City and state have ignored for far too long, says WURD’s midday host, responding to a Citizen story this week about real steps being made in Houston.

By Charles D. Ellison

Ideas We Should Steal: Get the DOJ to Investigate Illegal Dumping

An ongoing federal investigation into illegal dumping in poor, majority Black neighborhoods in Houston is already cleaning things up. Could it happen in Philadelphia?

By Nick Russo