We have Indigenous Peoples’ Day, what’s next? 

By Hunter Bischoff and Felipe Fontecilla Bar Harbor, Maine - Oct 14th 2019 Today in Maine, we celebrated the first ever official Indigenous Peoples Day. Changing Columbus day to indigenous day is part of the symbolic actions that the state of Maine has been taking to recognize indigenous people. In celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day, the Abbe Museum of Bar Harbor invited Sherri Mitchell,...

“Water for Sustainable Growth” — What are we talking about here?

Guest blog by Galen Hecht Report from World Water Week, Stockholm, August 28-September 2, 2016 “We need a circular economy,” a different model, one that defies the structures that our lawmakers are accustomed to. To achieve water security and sanitation, we need a model that will create self supporting systems, an economy based not on linear growth, but on natural cycles like that of water....

The Paris Agreement

guest blog by Daniel Voskoboynik, This Changes Everything UK For all the dispiriting truths I know about the world, inside of me I still carry impulses of hopeful naiveté: that there are no bad intentions but misguided ones, that things are being constantly improved, that there are always saviours somewhere, that all problems find their cures. These intuitions, engraved in me through innocence...

Food Justice: What’s at Stake in Paris?

guest blog by Doreen Stabinsky, Professor of Global Environmental Politics at College of the Atlantic. Five key fights at the UNFCCC: The build-up to the December Paris climate summit is focusing world attention on the issue of climate change. In the process, there is significant opportunity to raise and highlight justice issues that lie at the intersection of climate change and food – for...

Justicia Climática e Interseccionalidad

* Artículo escrito y compilado por Majandra Rodriguez Acha (fb),una amiga y aliada del Peru. El Artículo fue publicado originalmente en TierrActiva Perú. Las actividades, acciones y contenidos de TierrActiva Perú se basan en un enfoque de Justicia Climática e Interseccionalidad. ¿Qué es la Interseccionalidad? La interseccionalidad se centra en cómo las categorías sociales como el...