“We Stand With the Philippines” Action Recaps

Cross-posted with the Canadian Youth Delegation’s blog here.  The outcome from Doha is not looking good; in fact, the situation looks dire. Countries are being bullied into a suicide pact, as no action will be taken until 2020. The working groups on Long-term Cooperative Action and Kyoto Protocol are closing. This inaction is unacceptable. We, … More “We Stand With the Philippines” Action Recaps

Youth protest greenwashing corporations: World Business Day at UN climate talks in Doha

Youth protest greenwashing corporations: World Business Day at UN climate talks in Doha During “Doha World Business Day,” corporate firms such as Shell Oil influence the trajectory of the UN climate change negotiations in Doha, Qatar. Here is an op-ed I co-wrote with Nadia Kanji on Rabble.Ca.

Youth at COP 18 stage a solidarity action with the Philippines

On December 4th, 2012, 3:00pm at the UNFCCC in Doha Qatar, youth from around the world staged an action at COP 18 to show their solidarity for the Philippines, a country that was recently hit by Typhoon Bopha. The youth support the nation in blocking the outcome of the climate change negotiations this year, which … More Youth at COP 18 stage a solidarity action with the Philippines

My reasons for being a part of the Canadian Youth Delegation

Cross-posted with the Canadian Youth Delegation’s blog here.  This year, I was lucky enough to be selected to be a part of the Canadian Youth Delegation, a united front of ten youth across Canada who are attending the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and COP 18, in Doha, Qatar. As we’re heading … More My reasons for being a part of the Canadian Youth Delegation

Reflections on PowerShift 2012: The Opportunity to Build a Multi-Issue Movement

Cross-posted with the Canadian Youth Delegation’s and PowerShift Canada’s blog. One of my favourite moments at PowerShift 2012 was attending the panel which spoke of “Building a Multi-Issue Movement for Climate Justice.” Among the list of insightful and experienced panellists (such as Clayton-Thomas Muller, Sarah-Jayne King, and Dave Bleakney) was Harsha Walia, a deeply respected local organizer … More Reflections on PowerShift 2012: The Opportunity to Build a Multi-Issue Movement