Climate Justice & Inequality: Centring Justice in the Climate Emergency — with Anjali Appadurai

Date created
2021-09-07
Authors/Contributors
Author: Am Johal
Author: Paige Smith
Author: Kathy Feng
Author: Alyha Bardi
Abstract
Community leader and climate justice activist Anjali Appadurai joins Am Johal for the second instalment of Below the Radar's Climate Justice & Inequality series. Anjali is a Climate Justice Lead at Sierra Club BC, the Sectoral Organizer for the Climate Emergency Unit, as well as the founder of Padma Centre for Climate Justice.Anjali and Am talk about the growth of the climate movement, and shifting the focus from being 'green' to centering justice for all in the fight against climate change. They speak about lifting up the youth and Indigenous leaders at the forefront of the struggle, as well as how to get involved and make the movement accessible to all.
Description
Anjali is a climate justice activist, communicator and organizer. She works to strengthen climate change messaging and discourse in Canada by centring the stories of those on the front lines of the climate crisis. She brings a strong justice lens to climate change messaging and keeps her work connected to social movements that have been demanding climate justice in the Global South for decades. Anjali is Climate Justice Lead at Sierra Club BC and Sectoral Organizer with the newly formed Climate Emergency Unit. Resources: — Sierra Club BC https://sierraclub.bc.ca/— Climate Emergency Unithttps://www.climateemergencyunit.ca/— Padma Centre for Climate Justicehttps://medium.com/@padmaclimate— West Coast Environmental Law https://www.wcel.org/
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