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Our Future is Burning!

The Amazon rainforest produces over 20% of our oxygen on Earth. Without it we are a dying species. Trees are essential in our efforts to maintain a habitable planet. They are the climate-friendliest technology that we have to combat Climate Change. The older and more mature trees are the better they are at converting CO2 into O2 and recycling our […]

How can feminist theories contribute to climate change politics?

Link to my article featured in BRIZO magazine: https://brizomagazine.com/2019/06/07/do-women-care-more-about-climate-change-how-can-feminist-theories-contribute-to-climate-change-politics/ Why is it that there seem to be more female climate activists? Why is it that sustainability-related societies tend to be disproportionately dominated by women? Why is “caring” for the world framed as a female characteristic? “Studies have shown that women have played a major role in pushing for climate action […]

The importance of emotional intelligence and reflexivity in activism

Link to episode on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/la-weimann/episodes/The-importance-of-emotional-intelligence-and-reflexivity-in-activism-e4qduo Emotions are important drivers of change and play a key role in environmental activism. However, activism burnout is also very common and can stop action and commitment to a cause. Change takes time and determination. For some people not seeing immediate change is very frustrating and leads to them losing hope, denying that any […]

Feminism and Climate Change

Do women care more about climate change? How does feminism relate to climate change politics? Link to podcast episode on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/la-weimann/episodes/Do-women-care-more-about-climate-change–How-does-feminism-relate-to-climate-change-politics-e3pc8r This is a recorded podcast episode from my live radio show on St Andrews Radio (STAR). On Saturday the 13th of April 2019 I discussed the topic of climate change politics and feminism addressing some of the following questions: […]

Global Climate Youth Movement

Link to Anchor recording: https://anchor.fm/la-weimann/episodes/Global-Climate-Youth-Movement—podcast-recording-from-the-6th-of-April-2019-e3ndj2 This episode is an edited recording from my live radio show discussion on the 6th of April 2019 about the global climate youth movement. I discussed the global climate movements, Youth strikes, Extinction Rebellion and the upcoming global climate strikes. Furthermore, I also addressed criticism about the strikes and what my response to it is. […]

The importance of international cooperation on Climate Change

Why is international cooperation on Climate Change so important? – A discussion with the United Nations Association St Andrews Link to episode on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/la-weimann/episodes/Why-is-international-cooperation-on-Climate-Change-so-important—-A-discussion-with-the-United-Nations-Association-St-Andrews-e3biaq This episode is a podcast recording is from a live radio discussion on the 23rd of February 2019 with the United Nations Association St Andrews branch on St Andrews Radio (STAR). The podcast revolves around […]