Ice Watch at COP 21

Ice Watch at COP 21

Beyond the usual suspects of environmental groups, students, and social justice organizers, COP21 has drawn unexpected players including actors, musicians, and artists. Amongst the estimated 40,0000 participants sits a stunning display of twelve large blocks of Arctic...
Getting indigenous voices heard at COP 21

Getting indigenous voices heard at COP 21

On Tuesday, the Indigenous Peoples’ Pavilion at COP 21 hosted its opening ceremony replete with dance, song and a vibrant fusion of traditional dress. Much of the last remaining swaths of land “available” for economic and resource development rest on indigenous...
The first days of COP 21 in Paris

The first days of COP 21 in Paris

Thousands of delegates, citizens, scientists and activists have descended onto a city and country in a state of stifled turbulence for UNFCCC’s COP 21, the largest climate conference yet. Tens of thousands of conference attendees flew into Paris on Saturday in advance...