Author: Janet Brown, Associate Director

An Exceptional Group of People

We had our first orientation with educators this morning – the first time we have all met in person. It was so great to see relationships blossoming in person after months of connecting via webinars. It was obvious from the start that this is an exceptional group of people. Their passion and commitment were immediately […]

Corporate and Government Partnerships to Spur Climate Action

It’s been an amazing last couple days at the COP21 discussions. Friday saw a downturn in the general energy of the negotiations due to the possibility of removing language from article 2.2 that addresses gender, human rights, a just transition for workers and indigenous rights. Several countries were pushing to move this from the operative […]

Climate Change and Indigenous Rights

It’s been an incredibly long, but fulfilling first day in Paris for the COP21 UNFCCC climate negotiations, hitting the ground running straight from our international flight to the negotiations. The goal today was to find our way around on public transportation, pick up our credentials at the Blue Zone and get a feel for the […]