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UN Climate Change Summit Take 15 And….Action

So many things are happening at the U.N. Climate Change Summit – it will make your head spin! Bringing awareness and attention to an issue or group can be done in many ways. “Actions” are a large part of the Climate Change Summit and in making statements worldwide. Particular planned “actions” with different organizations and […]

From mountains to music to making change, Garett Brennan rocks it out

Today premiered my stint with Stonyfield Farm’s daily feature with Expedition Copenhagen delegates’ interviews with some of the top leaders of the grassroots climate change movement. Check out today’s interview with Garett Brennan, Executive Director of Focus the Nation.

We hit the trail running: Day One in Copenhagen

I hit the trail early this morning, trekking with my fellow Will Steger delegates to COY, the Conference of Youth. As we were walking, I noticed how many people bike in town. There is actually a separate lane for cyclists, and I’ve heard rumor that there are more bikes than in people in Copenhagen. Whether […]

R to the Evolution

Revolution never come with a warning. Revolution never send you an omen.Revolution just arrives like the morning, ring the alarm time to wake up this morning. ~Michael Franti & Spearhead With just a few short weeks & a few long days before landing at the climate movement’s ground zero, I feel like a Scooby Doo character […]

The Power of Broad Representation- Locally and Abroad

Governments need to start looking at Grand Rapids, MI for new ways to engage citizens in local politics. This week I gave a presentation to Mayor Heartwell’s Youth Council and Youth Commission, a group of about 20 middle and high school students that have been agents of change in their community. These young people follow […]