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Yessenia Funes
Yessenia Funes is climate editor at Atmos Magazine. She loves Earther forever.

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Before the pandemic hit, Yessenia promised to buy me lunch.

This is truly a bummer. I probably read everything Yessenia wrote here on Earther. That should be taken as the highest of compliments. You will be missed and all the best at Atmos. Read more

Atmos looks interesting.  Ms. Yessenia will need to remember that it’s still growing, so not to get frustrated at the lack of reach that Earther had.  It’s still to come.
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Yessenia Has Left Earth(er)

In the nearly three years since Earther started, the site has been a space marked by freedom to write without


Henny, waste or not, Fenty Skin has me radiant and glowing for all of my work calls, and that is a simple pleasure that I am not giving up during this hellscape of a year. I will order the damn moisturizer refills, and reuse the dispenser, just to make you (and the planet) happy. Read more

There’s not an apocalypse in it, but I can’t recommend The Overstory by Richard Powers enough. It’s a story that spans geography and time to paint a picture of the interconnectedness of America’s ecosytems and how humans affect them in ways malicious, unintentional and everything in between and how we ignore the Read more

Yeah, let me see if I can track some of the older ones down and I'll get back to you.  Read more

By not calling it ‘bribery’ like every normal person on earth would. Read more

There are a lot of “interesting” people in these comments. The article is well written and cogent, but people are freaking out about what they read between the lines. With an audience like this, you don’t need actual scandals! Facts will suffice! Read more

Do park rangers in the national park system have a union?
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Team Earther!!!! past and present. Read more

People also don’t take liberals seriously because they do tone-deaf publicity stunts like this one. Great, she has a multi-million dollar private racing yacht that she can take across the Atlantic so she doesn’t have to fly and create more carbon dioxide emissions. How is that going to look to your average Joe Schmoe Read more

Damn, love her already. Been a Sox fan since 1994. Read more

If I was the Yankees, I wouldn’t disclose my emissions either. Luke Voit alone has the methane footprint of a 5,000 acre beef cattle operation. Read more

As someone who come from a community affected by gang violence, this feels like a bit of a simplification. Generational poverty and drug addiction are not going to be solved by a simple clean up. Putting in a new park may help but it won’t necessarily correct the issue’s inherent to gang violence. Read more