February 23, 2021

Climate Activism: Building Resiliency Through Community and Policy

Guest: Laura Sacks, Climate Scientist and Chapter Leader with the Nelson/West Kootenay Citizens Climate Lobby

Hosts: Kayla Tillapaugh and Camille LeBlanc

Keywords: Climate Change, Citizens Climate Lobby, Activism, Lobbying, Policies, Campaigns, Community Engagement, Sustainability, Local Governments, Youth, Carbon Tax, Disempowerment, Empowerment, Hope, Climate Resilience, Climate Justice, Climate Action

Topics: The Citizens Climate Lobby; Fridays for the Future and youth activism; The challenges of educating people on climate change, Lobbying to local governments; The shifting of perspectives relating to the climate crisis; Maintaining a positive outlook for the future while acknowledging the emotional toll of climate grief and learning self care; Laura’s experience hosting the Kootenay Co-op radio show “Climate of Change”. 

Music: "Out There" by First After the Fire




Additional Resources: 

CCL website: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/chapters/CAN_Nelson_-_West_Kootenay/ 


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