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From #COP22 to #NoDAPL: Thank You

By | COP22, UNFCCC

“What would you die for?” It is a question not often heard at the UN Climate Negotiations, but one that broke into these halls of power on Thursday afternoon. Posed by indigenous youth delegate Niria Alicia Garcia Torres, she demanded of the crowd: “Tell me, what is it you would…

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100% RE for 1.5°C

By | COP22, Uncategorized | No Comments

Where do you find a slam poet, the Vice Mayor of Oslo, the CSO of Mars, and the President of the Marshall Islands in the same room? Well, COP22 of course. But more specifically, at a high-level evening event called “100% Renewable Energy for 1.5°C” hosted by the Climate Vulnerable…

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Global Water Struggles

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I was selected as one of thirteen US youth delegates to join the COP 22 climate talks in Morocco this year and hopefully gain a deeper understanding of where the global discourse is on moving towards climate justice. Aware of the controversy that surrounds the COP gatherings -being that they…

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