Who is Outrider?

Outrider believes that the global challenges we face together must be solved by working together.

Among the greatest threats to the future of humankind are nuclear weapons and global climate change. Outrider makes the bold claim that both threats can be overcome — and not just by policy makers but by people with the right tools and inspiration.


Do you believe that change is possible?

If you want a world without climate catastrophe or the threat of nuclear war, then Outrider is here for you. Our stories explore the connection between politics and security and how smart policy can sustain a safe and livable planet. Please, join us.

Climate Solutions

Going Beyond The Energy Sector To Fight The Climate Crisis

The climate crisis is here. We have the tools to fight off its worst outcomes if we are up to the task. What are these tools, and how quickly can we deploy them?

Cows in a solar farm; Getty
Public Health

Policy Prescriptions For The Climate Health Crisis

Will we implement public health policies that will reverse climate change trends and secure humanity's future? It remains to be seen.

National Cancer Institute; Unsplash
Policy Matters

Afghanistan War Vets Want To End Military-First Foreign Policy

A failed war in Afghanistan is the byproduct of a foreign policy rooted in colonialism and the myth of American exceptionalism.

Afghan reguees stand on tarmack
Climate Dispatch

Our Infrastructure Isn't Built To Handle The Climate Crisis

In Detroit and New York City, flooding reveals that climate change disproportionately impacts Black and Brown communities.

A rain storm passes over lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in New York City on May 11, 2020 as seen from Jersey City, New Jersey.; Getty
Public Policy

The Duality of Climate and Health, Progress and Loss

The climate crisis represents the greatest threat to our health and well-being that humanity has ever faced. The reverse side of this coin is that bold, urgent climate action is the biggest health and economic opportunity of our lifetimes.

Doctors, nurses and emergency medical staff of the Brooklyn Hospital Center pose of a picture; Getty

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