Heather Hansman

Heather Hansman

Heather Hansman is Outside Online’s environmental columnist and a frequent contributor to Culture Notebook. She is the author of Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West.

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The 4 Stages of Climate Grief

A certain amount of climate change is already locked in, but that doesn't mean we need to be hopeless.

Heather Hansman
Nov 8, 2019

The Last Stand of a River Legend

In a new documentary, 'The Salad Days,' river runner and advocate Herm Hoops takes to the water one last time.

Heather Hansman
Oct 1, 2019

Our Kids Are Right About Climate Change

As delegates for the UN's Climate Action Summit convene in New York, the real leaders are the young people pushing for climate justice in the streets.

Heather Hansman
Sep 17, 2019

The Environment Is Being Weaponized for Hate

Even as the green movement works toward building an outdoor community that reflects America's changing demographics, anti-immigration and alt-right groups are using the environment as a weapon.

Heather Hansman
Sep 10, 2019

When Modern Dance Meets River Conservation

A performance in Grand Junction, Colorado, pays homage to the confluence of the Gunnison and Colorado Rivers—and calls for action to protect the threatened waterway

Heather Hansman
Aug 6, 2019