Report from the Frontlines of the Paris Climate Talks

climateseriesActivists and journalists on the front lines of the climate justice movement report back from the U.N. Conference of Parties (COP) 21
Tuesday, March 8th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
SF State Main Library Room 121
1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

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Teresa Almaguer is the Youth Program Coordinator for PODER, a San Francisco grass-roots, community-based organization that works with Latino immigrant families and others to promote leadership, immigrant rights, social, racial and environmental justice and to regenerate culture.

Mark Hertsgaard reported from the Paris summit for The Nation, where he is the environment correspondent, for The Daily Beast and various public radio programs.  He is the author of six books that have been translated into sixteen languages, including, HOT: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth and Earth Odyssey: Around the World in Search of Our Environmental Future.

Pam Tau Lee is the founder of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network and co-founder of the Just Transition Coalition, representative for the Chinese Progressive Association, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance and It Takes Roots frontline delegation to the People’s Climate COP 21 gathering.

Dr. Logan Hennessey, Associate Professor of Liberal Studies, San Francisco State University, has conducted extensive research on the social and environmental consequences of extractive industries and infrastructure projects on indigenous communities in South America.

Sponsored by the Spring 2016 RRS 276: Race, Activism and Climate Justice course at San Francisco State University. For more information contact Phil Klasky, pklasky@sfsu.edu