People Hugging: UNFCCC Forest Policy Needs A Climate Justice Framework

The importance of the world’s forests and the role that environmental activism surrounding forests have helped to shape a public perception that being an environmentalist means that you’re a “tree hugger.” While my “first word” as a child was in fact “tree,” I organize around climate justice because I hug people – or at least care … Continue reading

Getting Started (COY, Day 2)

When I arrived yesterday, I seriously considered panicking. I was anxious to get started, but just wasn’t sure what exactly I should be starting. Today at that Conference of Youth (COY), I was somehow able to put some of the pieces together…