The end of 2017 saw a rapid escalation of big divestment announcements, including from global insurer Axa. 2018 brings more opportunity – so long as campaigning prioritises the voices of those most impacted by climate change.
Insurance firms recognise the risks of climate chaos – but they’re still underwriting major new fossil fuel projects. Campaigners are calling on them to stop.
In this episode, we speak to climate justice activist, Suzanne Dhaliwal, looking at the importance of decolonisation within the climate movement. Then, founder of Kenyan NGO, Agnes Leina talks on the empowerment of women to address drought. And young Ugandan activist, Mulindwa Moses demonstrates the power of youth in the climate battle.
Community Care, Art & Activism in a Time of Corona virus - for STRP online festival
Hosts Victoria Sin and Lucia Pietroiusti welcome the new series with Suzanne Dhaliwal, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Cooking Sections, students from the RCA and sound works by Brian Eno, to take things Back to Earth. "How can art respond to the climate emergency? How can society collectively self-transform? How can an arts institution contribute to discourse around the climate crisis in a meaningful way?"
Doc Society Launches New Environmental Podcast Series: ‘MOTHERS OF INVENTION’ hosted by Mary Robinson and Maeve Higgins
Climate Justice consultant & Social media creative director
Ecosexuals and eco-porn producers are trying to make the environmentalist movement more sexy and fun – but is that what the movement needs?
“We are the ecosexuals. The Earth is our lover.” So begins the Ecosex Manifesto, written by artist Dr Elizabeth Stephens and sex educator Dr Annie Sprinkle, partners who brought the sexecology movement to prominence by marrying the Earth in 2008. “We make love with the Earth through our senses. We celebrate our E-spots,” the manifesto continues, later goi...
Platform’s Suzanne Dhaliwal challenges UK activists to learn from the people living on the frontlines of global environmental struggles.
The 20th anniversary of the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni Nine this November led me to reflect on their legacy for global environmental movements. Central to the struggle in Nigeria is the interconnection between people and land. The Ogoni protest movement was never about the preservation of ‘pristine’ environments. It was for the human right to li...
Suzanne Dhaliwal - Environmental activist
Director and co-founder of the UK Tar Sands Network, a pressure group working on indigenous rights, oil and mining issues in the Arctic, Canada, and Nigeria.
Climate Stories: Environment, Colonial Legacies and...