The Naked Eye: Facing Climate Injustice and Finding Hope

An Interview with Kosha Joubert by conference convener, Stephanie Mines. “We are fighting for minerals to remain in the subsoil and for oil to remain unexploded. These are the solutions to climate change and a way to preserve biodiversity which is our true wealth.” Statement of the Meeting of Women on Climate Change and Extractive Industry … Continue reading The Naked Eye: Facing Climate Injustice and Finding Hope

THE INTELLIGENCE OF THE LAND: How Nature Teaches Us to Be Resilient Leaders

By conference convener, Stephanie Mines. It is more than fifty years since Eileen and Peter Caddy together with Dorothy MacLean enjoyed the mythical giant vegetables they first grew at Findhorn. Yet, the abundance of their simple wisdom continues to be harvested. The soil they found where they pitched their caravan was barren, sandy and rocky and … Continue reading THE INTELLIGENCE OF THE LAND: How Nature Teaches Us to Be Resilient Leaders

THE NEW LINEAGE: How Climate Change is Creating a New Epigenetic Transmission

By conference convener, Stephanie Mines. I was born into an immigrant household that insisted I honor my lineage by associating only with people who looked, behaved and believed as we did. I was repeatedly drilled in my responsibility to ‘my people.’ My job was to memorialize our history, maintain our practices and pass all this … Continue reading THE NEW LINEAGE: How Climate Change is Creating a New Epigenetic Transmission

A POWERFUL ADDITION TO THE PROGRAMME

By conference convener, Stephanie Mines. The organisers of CCC19 (Climate Change & Consciousness, the week-long conference at Findhorn in April, 2019) are filled with gratitude for the momentum the event is gathering. We are constantly being approached by preeminent climate change activists keen to be involved. Most recently, environmentalist author, philosopher and poet, Kathleen Dean … Continue reading A POWERFUL ADDITION TO THE PROGRAMME

XIUHTEZCATL MARTINEZ JOINS CCC19

By conference convener, Stephanie Mines. A key tenet of the vision for the Climate Change & Consciousness conference is that the voice of youth be heard, loud and clear. That aspect of the vision is now being realised with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez joining the CCC19 programme. Xiuhtezcatl (pronounced Shoe-Tex-Caht) is the indigenous hip-hop artist who is taking on climate … Continue reading XIUHTEZCATL MARTINEZ JOINS CCC19

WISDOM FROM CHRISTIANA FIGUERES

By conference convener, Stephanie Mines. At the end of last year, Christiana Figueres, who will be one of the keynote speakers at Climate Change & Consciousness, visited the ethical bank, Triodos, to share some wisdom and inspiration on how to 'be (a leader of) the change you want to see'. Tridodos happens to be the bank … Continue reading WISDOM FROM CHRISTIANA FIGUERES

Y4CC:  YOUTH FOR CLIMATE CONSCIOUSNESS

By conference convener, Stephanie Mines. “Climate change is multifactorial; it cannot be addressed by linear strategies alone. The problem lies in our relationship with each other and the Earth. Climate change is a symptom of these relationships.” Karina Gonzalez, Student Leader at Fossil Free North Arizona University CLIMATE CHANGE & CONSCIOUSNESS: OUR LEGACY FOR THE … Continue reading Y4CC:  YOUTH FOR CLIMATE CONSCIOUSNESS