The 10 First Days of Trump

It has been 10 days since Donald Trump was inaugurated as the president of the US. Already, Trump has moved forward with some of the promises we secretly and openly hoped would never come true. Here are some of the major actions undertaken thus far by the new president; Signed permission for the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Keystone XL pipeline, and attempted to close the...

What am I supposed to do with my feelings?

By Margherita Tommasini I experience panic attacks. I already share this struggle with the people I love, so it does not really matter if now the Internet will know about it. I sort of knew what I was getting into. Last year I attended COP21 in Paris. I did not have accreditation for the Blue Zone, but I spent the three weeks in the Ville Lumières engaging with different levels of civil society...

#ZeroFossilsDay

by Rachael Goldberg and Andrea Fontana Mobilized by 350.org, we joined a variety of climate justice groups that gathered today to demand governments to “freeze” the extraction and use of fossil fuels. Members of Earth in Brackets gathered with other Climate Justice groups and “froze” in the Blue Zone of COP22. The action was meant to draw attention to the report  “The Sky’s Limit”...

Civil Society Demanding Urgent Action to Ensure Protection and Justice for Climate Migrants under the UNFCCC

by Andrea Fontana On Thursday November 10th, civil society mobilized with a series of events to ask for legal protection and immediate action for climate migrants. The call to action was sparked from the fact that the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change does not offer legal protection for the average 21.5 million people that are displaced every year by the adverse impacts of climate change....