The Rotarian

April 2019

Why climate change is Rotary’s business

Rotarians understand that the whole world is their backyard, which is why they are taking action to fight climate change. We show how they’re doing it.

Let’s start the conversation

RI President Barry Rassin talks about Rotary’s role in ensuring the well-being of the planet.

Losing ground

As the Arctic heats up, Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, examines the plight of indigenous Alaskans.

Friendly persuasion

The Citizen’s Climate Lobby tackles a contentious issue on Capitol Hill the Rotary way.

Ground game

Rotarians are already hard at work on some of the top-ranked solutions to climate change.

Young Rotary scholars join the conversation

More from the April issue of The Rotarian

Our world

Profile: A vine idea – Peace cultivator Heidi Kühn
Pingpong in the park
Polio first responder – Q&A with Ujala Nayyar
Second chances for teens in trouble


Type A retirees
Breaking bad

Our clubs

‘Small but feisty’ – Chicagoland’s feisty Lithuanians
7 questions about why polio’s last mile is so important with Michael K. McGovern, International PolioPlus Committee chair
Club innovation: Fresh start with Rotary Club of Napoli Parthenope, Naples, Italy
Convention countdown: Breakout sessions
Incoming governors connect in California

March 2019

Can one person make a difference?

Stephanie Woollard went from Down Under to the top of the world to find out.

Growth chart

President-elect Mark Daniel Maloney maps out a course for Rotary's future.

Why peace equals prosperity

The Institute for Economics and Peace had done the research on how countries could create and sustain peace. But how to put that research into action at the grassroots level? Enter Rotary.

Our world

Flower power
Peace through parks
Thinking — and giving — big


Naming names: Three initials threatened to disrupt a marriage —and destroy a family legacy
Less is more: Surviving in age of abundance

Our clubs

The Thinkers
4 questions about The Rotary Positive Peace Academy with Laurie Smolenski
Club innovation: Accra-East, Ghana - Meeting makeover
Convention: Hamburg dining
Brought to you by Rotary - How Rotary International uses your dues

February 2019

After the storm

A year after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, we visited the island to learn how local Rotary members continue to rebuild homes and lives.

The joy of procrastination

It's time to cross "make a list" off your list.

Namaste ya’ll

A British-born Sikh who leads the International Storytelling Center in Tennessee, Kiran Singh Sirah believes spinning tales can foster world peace.

Building peace by degrees

How to become a Rotary Peace Fellow.

Our world

Peacemaker David Ives
Cases solved
Seeds of opportunity for small farmers


The flip side of hip

Our clubs

Austin powers in Texas
4 questions about sending your club president-elect to the convention
Club innovation: Far-flung fellowship
Convention: Go public
Path to the RI presidency

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