Tiara Darisaw knew something was wrong with the water in her Flint, Michigan home, when it tasted sweet. “Like big brown chocolate milk,” the 15-year old said.
I am honored to be your Ms. Green—an Asian woman searching for unicorn solutions that can help us build a truly equitable, green world.
The destruction caused by climate change amplifies our society’s inequalities.
“It’s not just me who is watching you,” Selina Neirock Leem warned the audience at the 2019 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Symposium during a discussion about climate change. “It’s youth all over the world.”
The climate movement is full of hope, energy and a growing powerful platform. As a result, the women’s rights and environmental movements are coming together to take further action.
Many consider political polarization—the vast gap between Republicans and Democrats—to be a defining and ever-growing feature of American politics today. But an experiment called “America in One Room” set out to discover just how rigid and vast that gap is. Turns out: It’s not as solid or as wide as you may think.
We’ve heard stories about natural disasters time and time again as global warming has intensified, resulting in more “worst-ever weather events.” But we are less likely to hear what happens next.
It’s time to kill the idea, once and for all, that we can address climate breakdown and resource scarcity through population control.
I’m committed to being a water protector that will hold polluters accountable and change the system—so that my future children, and their children’s children, can live in a world where our health and environment means more than filling the pockets of industry interests.
Most of the global conversations on women’s empowerment in the agriculture sector have been about how women can contribute to food security and poverty reduction, and how we need to organize them and build their capacity to play this role better and more effectively. This is not enough.