Articles, Reviews, and Interviews
Mary featured in new Washington Post article about families prioritizing system change in the climate crisis
Interview with Michael Krasny on KQED’s The Forum
National Public Radio (NPR) podcast, “How to Talk to Kids About Climate Change” recommends Mary’s book. The article features quotes from Mary.
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
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.
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
Radio interview with Mary DeMocker on Express Yourself Teen Radio, April 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.
By Krysta Gibson in New Spirit Journal
The Classical Ideas Podcast
“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
Radical Predictions, by Ted Taylor
My Kids Will Skip School This Friday. Here’s Why I’m Letting Them, by Wendy Becktold, Sierra Magazine
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New Interviews, Reviews & Articles
- Mary's review of Jamie Margolin's book "Youth to Power" in Sierra Magazine
- Mary quoted in new Washington Post piece, "How the pandemic has inspired some teens to get off their laptops and go outside"
- Mary featured in Washington Post article about families prioritizing system change in the climate crisis
- Mary's book chosen for the 2020 Skipping Stones Honor Award
- By Mary: For Mother's Day, Moms Don't Need Flowers. We Need Political Power. -- Sierra magazine
- Interview of Mary by Michael Krasny on KQED’s The Forum
- Yes! Magazine quotes Mary
- Mary interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio
- Review of Parents Guide to Climate Revolution in Natural Mother Magazine
- NPR article "How to Talk to Kids About Climate Change" quotes Mary. The podcast -- which is different from the article -- gives a shout-out about Mary's book in the middle!
- AUDIOBOOK version of The Parents' Guide to Climate Revolution is here!
- Check out the many wonderful reviews on Goodreads and Amazon -- and add your own!
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 350.org 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