Three Thoughts about COP24

It's been one week since I returned from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In that time I have reflected on my experience and have decided share my top three takeaways! 1. Representation is power While at the conference, my research and outreach focused on indigenous populations and their priorities. I had... Continue Reading →


Indigenous Peoples’ Rights at COP24

In my time at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP24, I aimed to not only learn about climate change mitigation strategies, but also to learn about indigenous populations. I wanted to hear about the challenges they've been facing and how they have met those challenges. I made a video about what... Continue Reading →

The Power of Language

Language. Never have I more understood the power of language than during the the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations. Indigenous groups have noted some very important wording that may be removed from the Paris Rulebook - a document meant to guide implementation of the carbon emission reductions put forth in the... Continue Reading →

Climate Myths: Snowfall

While we’re sweltering in the heat of summer, let’s talk about something cooler – snow! The wonderfully cold, powdery white, frozen water that occupies our holiday dreams and complicates the lives of those tasked with its management. As it turns out, the job of preparing for and responding to snow storms is becoming more difficult.... Continue Reading →

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