14 Best Climate Change Newsletters

Want to keep up-to-date with climate change news? Cut through the noise with these climate change newsletters. Stay on top of the latest developments, learn the science behind the facts and get inspired to take actions at home – all delivered straight to your inbox.

Climate change is heavy and concerning. But the positive news is that there are people looking for, and working on, solutions. Newsletters are a great way to keep informed on this latest climate news. Whether you want something lighter or more in depth, there’s something for you. The great thing is that you can read whichever one you choose at your own pace.

We’ve pulled together our favourite climate change newsletters, that cover everything from climate change’s relationship to social justice, deep dives into scientific research, to sustainable lifestyle challenges.

1. Hothouse // Solutions

Frequency:

Weekly

Price: 

Free 

Subscribe to Hothouse// Solutions here

Simple Climate Change Action.

Hothouse Solutions is a climate action newsletter that provides digestible articles on the climate crisis to get you engaged without becoming overwhelmed. Their mission is simple – help people understand what is happening, and help them understand how to get the solutions needed. Each month focuses on a different theme, from fashion to food, and includes personal challenges to help kickstart important lifestyle changes. 

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2. Heated

Frequency: 

4 days a week

Price:

Free and paid subscription options

Subscribe to Heated here

A newsletter for people who are pissed off about the climate crisis.

Heated works to expose and explain what is behind the inaction in the climate emergency. Reporting on breaking news, the work to give their readers the knowledge needed to fight this crisis. Expect compassionate anger and a little bit of humour from Heated’s independent journalist, Emily Atkin.

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3. Climate Fwd:

Frequency:

Weekly

Price:

Free (some articles have paid subscription options)

Subscribe to Climate Fwd: here

A new administration, an ongoing climate emergency — and a ton of news. Our newsletter will help you stay on top of it.

Climate Fwd comes from the New York Times. Each week, readers receive the very latest climate change news stories and insights. Expect to also find answers to pressing questions and ideas on how to help.

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4. The Climate Crisis

Frequency:

Weekly

Price:

Free (some articles have paid subscription options)

Subscribe to The Climate Crisis here

Updates from inside the climate movement, from the activist and author Bill McKibben.

The Climate Crisis is compiled by Bill McKibeen, who has been covering climate change for the New Yorker since the 1980s. This newsletter aims to provide the context needed to fully understand the climate crisis. As it’s with this context that we can collectively interpret and understand the science behind what is happening, and take action.

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5. Hot News

Frequency:

Daily

Price:

Free

Subscribe to Hot News here

Delivered straight to your inbox every morning, Hot News summarizes the most important climate and energy news of the day.

Hot News pulls together daily news and reports on climate change. They also report and comment on climate denial and pro-polluter activity that too often gets swept under the rug.

Hot News Articles To Check Out:

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6. The Weekly Planet

Frequency:

Every Tuesday

Price:

Free (some articles have paid subscription options)

Subscribe to The Weekly Planet here

A new guide to living through climate change.

In The Weekly Planet newsletter, climate reporter Robinson Meyer documents how climate change deeply affects the backdrop to all of our lives. With many of us experiencing climate anxiety, this newsletter is here to provide expert, trustworthy facts and analysis to guide readers living through climate change. Find thoughtful articles that explore the impact it has on our lives – how we work, play, shop, vote and face the moral questions the climate crisis raises.

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7. Gen Dread

Frequency:

Weekly

Price:

Free

Subscribe to Gen Dread here

Consider this newsletter the clearing house for new, old, and emerging ideas to strengthen our emotional intelligence, psychological resilience, and mental health while we’re in this planetary pickle.

The Gen Dread newsletter is compiled by Britt Way, an author and broadcaster who writes about climate anxiety and grief. This newsletter pulls together articles about the relationship between climate change and mental health – the research, it’s relationship to social justice and what can be done to help.

Gen Dread Articles To Check Out:

8. The Phoenix

Frequency:

Two-to-three times a week

Price:

Free

Subscribe to The Phoenix here

This newsletter is about radical change…I’m focused most closely on humanizing this planetary emergency…. I chose the name The Phoenix because the world is on fire, and we’ve got to create a new one from the ashes.

The Phoenix delves into the relationship between the climate emergency and social justice. Climate journalist Eric Holthaus shares stories from the voices and frontline communities most affected by the climate crisis, in the forms of essays, interviews, analysis, science reporting and storytelling.

The Phoenix Articles Articles To Check Out:

9. Grist

Frequency:

Daily and weekly options

Price:

Free

Subscribe to Grist here

Get smart, funny, and green news in your inbox every day or every week.

Grist is a nonprofit, independent media organization that shares stories on climate solutions. They’re home to multiple newsletters that investigate the underreported connections between social justice and climate change. Choose from daily and weekly editions. Need a bit of optimism? The Beacon newsletter delivers daily doses of positive climate news.

Grist Articles Articles To Check Out:

10. Volts

Frequency:

Twice a week

Price:

Free and paid subscription options

Subscribe to Volts here

What with climate change accelerating and US politics falling apart, it’s pretty grim out there. Yet alongside these doom loops, somewhat anomalously, something good is happening.

In Volt, David Roberts tracks the relationship between clean energy and politics. It’s a sprawling topic to keep track of, as it continuously develops and involves technology, politics, policy, psychology, even philosophy. Volts keeps readers in the loop with the latest news, analysis and deep dives.

Volts Articles Articles To Check Out:

11. Climate Action Tech

Frequency:

Weekly

Price:

Free

Subscribe to Climate Action Tech here

We are a community of practice of tech workers that provides support and guidance for systemic change in our organisations and industries, to face the climate crisis.

The Climate Action Tech (CAT) newsletter brings together the latest climate change advocacy news and developments in the tech industry. Subscribe to receive news articles, relevant job opportunities, podcasts and events.

Climate Change Tech Editions To Check Out:

12. Climate Beats

Frequency:

Weekly

Price:

Free

Subscribe to Climate Beats here

Our editors highlight the week’s best climate stories, announce collaborations, and share insights on how best to cover the climate emergency.

Climate Beats is Covering Climate Now’s newsletter. Their aim? To drive to public conversation and engagement by promoting effective, trustworthy climate change reporting. Find media analysis and resources that investigate how climate change is reported, along with best practice guides for journalists.

Climate Beats Articles Articles To Check Out:

13. Anthropocene Magazine

Frequency:

Weekly

Price:

Free

Subscribe to Anthropocene Magazine here

Join thousands of researchers, policymakers, designers, and educators who rely on Anthropocene to keep up to date on the latest sustainability science and innovations.

Anthropocene: Weekly Science Dispatch is a weekly newsletter put together by scientists. Keep informed on the latest climate change studies withshort, to-the-point summaries of important research. 

Anthropocene Articles To Check Out:

14. Climate Outreach

Frequency:

Monthly

Price:

Free

Subscribe to Climate Outreach here

Inspired by – or just curious about – our work and want to make sure you don’t miss any of our new resources, events and announcements?

The Climate Outreach is a British charity who work to increase public engagement with the climate crisis. Their newsletter includes updates on their important research, guides, events and vacancies in their organisation. 

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We’re a sustainability communications agency, so want to know what your favourite climate change newsletter is. Have we featured them on this list, or do we need to check them out? Let us know all about them in the comments below!

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