Articles, Reviews, and Interviews

Interview: Weather Channel’s AMHQ and Weekend Recharge

Mary featured in Washington Post article about families prioritizing system change in the climate crisis

Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2021 Panel, “How to Talk With and Empower Youth in the Climate Crisis” 

Seattle’s Child “Author Chat”

Mary interviewed by Michael Krasny on KQED’s The Forum

National Public Radio podcast, “How to Talk to Kids About Climate Change” recommends Mary’s book. Article is different and quotes Mary.

National Geographic | Family | Trash talk

YES! Magazine Article “How to Raise Climate-Resilient Kids”

Mary’s first TedX Talk: Re-story our Future with Your Creativity

Mary is interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio

New NRDC article in EcoWatch, “Your Guide to Talking With Kids of All Ages About Climate Change,” quotes Mary

Podcast for Natural Mother Network, interviewed by Jessika Jacob

Dr. Robyn Silverman interviews Mary for her podcast How to Talk to Kids About Anything

Mary is quoted in this UK article on talking with kids about climate.

Mary is quoted in this CNN article by Elissa Strauss about how to keep family holiday cheer in the age of climate crisis.

New book review in Natural Mother Magazine and Podcast

Podcast interview, “Big Swings” with the Register Guard about living, celebrating, and civics in the climate crisis.

REI Co-op Journal “How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change” quotes Mary

Article about Mary in The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa: “Oregon Climate Revolutionary to Headline Workshop”

Kris Welch at KPFA, Berkeley, interviews Mary, OCt. 2019: ** Starts at minute 35:00 **

Mary is interviewed by Brent Allen on KSRO (Santa Rosa), October 2019

Mary DeMocker: Tips for Climate Revolution – Two min. video at Allendale Columbia School

WXXI Rochester, NY: Mary is interviewed on Connections with Evan Dawson, April 2019

Megan McCue interviews Mary for The Attachment Parenting podcast, April 2019

“Here to Help: Books for Teaching Climate Change to Children” Lisa Friedman, The New York Times, Sept 2018

“The Go-to How-to For Parenting in the Age of Climate Change” Review by Wendy Becktold, Sierra Magazine, Sept 2018

“The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution”  – Review by Lauren Goldberg, Staff Attorney, in Columbia Riverkeeper

CEO Money Radio Interview
With Mary DeMocker, May 2018

Yale Climate Connections
Book Reviews: Climate change communication and activism, April 2018

What Matters Most podcast: Interview by Paul Samuel Dolman
Interview with Mary DeMocker, May 2018

Jefferson Public Radio
Radio interview with Mary DeMocker on the Jefferson Exchange Program, April 2018

Voice America
Radio interview with Mary DeMocker on Express Yourself Teen Radio, April 2018

KYAQ radio, Newport, Oregon
Mary is interviewed by host Bill Dalbey in December 2018
Downloadable mp3 file

Review from Coffee House Reads blog

Pathways Radio Show, KBOO FM, Portland
Interview with Paul O’Brien

AM Northwest TV show
An interview with Mary DeMocker on April 13th, 2018 on KATU AM Northwest television show.

 Mary reading at her Tsunami Books book release event

Street Roots Interview
Read this interview with Mary DeMocker about her new book, The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution.

Interview by Kevin Gallagher, host of “Digging in the Dirt” on WPKN Community Radio

Book Review 
By Krysta Gibson in New Spirit Journal

The Classical Ideas Podcast

Ep 58; Mary DeMocker discusses her new book and spiritual practices and religious leaders involved in the climate fight.

“What I’m Reading: The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution”
By Bonita Davis in Recycling Advocates

“Empowering our Children” – Book Review by Eugene Weekly, July 2018

Book Review by Barbara Lloyd McMichael of Bookmonger
On the Coast Weekend website, June 2018

Bob Doppelt features the book in his Register Guard column, July 2018

The Local Shelf
by Brian Juenemann, Executive Director of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association

Yale Climate Connections Podcast and Article,
“New Book is a Guide for Parents Who Want to Act on Climate”, June 2018

“Start the School Year Feeling Inspired”
Interview on Life Mastery radio

Interview with Mary in the Alaska Ocean Acidification Network.

Mary’s book included on EcoWatch’s recommended book list

Articles with Quotes from Mary

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Praise for The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution:

“This is a book for anyone, of any age, who believes in the power of human creativity, or anyone who needs a dose of hope. It’s not too late to seek a newer world.”
— Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods

“Trust me, this is going to be fun.”
— Bill McKibben, cofounder of and author of The End of Nature

“A treat to read. I couldn’t put it down.”
— Mary C. Wood, author of Nature’s Trust

“I love this book . . . wonderful, inspiring . . . brimming with ideas”
— Scott D. Sampson, PhD, author of How to Raise a Wild Child and host of PBS Kids Dinosaur Train

“At last, genuinely practical and powerful answers to the question, what can I do to push back against fossil fuels and promote climate sanity? The book is brilliant. It’s honest. It’s funny. Here’s what you can do—right now.”
— Kathleen Dean Moore, author of Great Tide Rising

“Wise, subtle, fun, and informative — this is a book to savor, dog-ear, bookmark, highlight, and press into another person’s hands.”
— Peter Hoffmeister, author of Too Shattered for Mending

“This book will empower you and your children to walk hand in hand to turn the tides, gently but effectively, on the biggest issue we face.”
— Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, youth director of Earth Guardians and author of We Rise: The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement that Restores the Planet

“Encouraging, entertaining and, most of all, deeply empowering.”
— Catia Juliana, climate activist and mother of Kelsey Juliana, youth plaintiff in the Juliana v. U.S. climate lawsuit against the federal government

“. . .an invaluable handbook. . .”
— Jeremy Brecher, author of Against Doom: A Climate Insurgency Manual

“Mary DeMocker . . . makes it easy for us to create a better future for all children.”
— Kitty Piercy, three-term mayor of Eugene, Oregon voted “Most Valuable Local Official” (the Nation, 2010)

“This is a guilt-free roadmap to saving ourselves in order to save the planet.”
— Stephanie LeMenager, author of Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century

“For the love of children and our planet, devour this essential book . . .”
—Julia Olson, Executive Director of Our Children’s Trust and Lead Counsel in Juliana v. U.S.

“This book is the most delightful remedy to the feelings of overwhelm that anyone looking seriously at climate change is bound to feel. Read it and enjoy the stories, tangible support, and inspiration from Mary DeMocker’s creative, powerful vision. Engagement really is the antidote to despair, especially for our young people.”
— Kari Marie Norgaard, author of Living in Denial