Entries by Dayna Reggero

film review: earth•people•words

I’m very emotional right now reading this documentary film review of Earth•People•Words, y’all. Thank you so much to Filmotomy and film reviewer Michael Frank! “Documentaries have long been an opportunity for filmmakers to make a statement, using real people’s stories combined with pointed interviews. The medium has been used by some filmmakers to pick a […]

femme filmmakers festival

Thank you to the Femme Filmmakers Festival for choosing Earth•People•Words as an Official Selection! Earth•People•Words will screen during the Femme Filmmakers Festival on Day 2: September 21st. The festival takes place September 20th-29th and includes 20 Official Selection films plus out of competition shorts and features. Femme Filmmakers Festival is presented by Filmotomy. Earth•People•Words, my […]

new film featuring joy harjo…

The latest Climate Listening Project film titled “Earth-People-Words” discusses the power of our stories and histories. This film features four inspiring poets: Joy Harjo, Elizabeth Bradfield, Laura Hope-Gill and Sean Hill. Poetry is not new to the conversation of climate or human rights. It is the vessel that always has held, and continues to hold, […]

student climate podcast release

I’ve been collaborating with schools and students to accelerate climate listening across America and around the world. One project is a student climate podcast series by 90 ninth graders as part of a Climate Listening Project + Franklin School of Innovation collaboration. This student climate podcast series is part of a learning expedition, an intensive […]

climate change art

Art is a powerful tool for creating social change – it is an expression of current events, individual identity, and community empowerment. Climate change art is needed more now than ever in music, paintings, and all mediums as an outlet for climate stress and grief and to serve as art always has – creative markers […]

united nations women’s international forum on climate

More than 100 women from countries around the world gathered at the United Nations in NYC this month for a UN Women’s International Forum on climate solutions. I was there to listen and join this important moment and movement. With Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely, former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Lead Negotiator representing Palau and The […]

pbs ecosense for living

I’m honored to collaborate with PBS series Ecosense for Living! Their new season will premiere nationwide this April for Earth Month and episode 303 ‘Do We Still Need the Clean Air Act?’ will include scenes from our Climate Listening Project series “The Story We Want” with Moms Clean Air Force. The episode explores what led to […]

students listening to climate change stories

Young people are taking action on climate change. With the Youth Strike 4 Climate and the Fridays for Future Movement, tens of thousands of young people are walking out of their classrooms to protest government inaction on climate change. Young people are taking action on the climate crisis and leading the activism on the Green […]

communicating climate change: how to connect science with stories

I often speak about climate change at colleges and universities. This past month, I had the opportunity to share Climate Listening Project films and host a public discussion at my alma mater, the University of West Florida on communicating climate change and how to connect science with stories. In addition to my presentation and film […]

climate change on npr

I recently talked climate change on NPR (National Public Radio) with host Bob Barrett which aired on Northwest Florida’s NPR WUWF. Dayna Reggero began The Climate Listening Project back in 2014. It involves her traveling around the world and filming the stories she hears. “(We talk to) farmers, people who fish, parents, scientists, birders. And […]