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What a pleasure to be on this panel on “Climate Justice” at COP25 in Madrid, Spain.

I discussed how racism, colonialism, empire, white privilege, sexuality, ableism, classism all intersect and influence climate change.

I am inspired by those on the panel to share how #intersectionality can be used to address and demand for #climatejustice during this pivotal moment in time. #COP25 #WCC 

COP 25 Panel Discussion on Climate Justice

Location: Iglesia Evangélica Española, 25 Calle de Calatrava, 28005 Madrid

Time: 08 December 2019, 11h00-11h30


Mr Léo Heller (United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation)

Rev Tony Snow (United Church of Canada) – Indigenous Perspective

Ms Joy Kennedy (Canadian Fast for Climate) – Women’s Perspective

Dr Grace Ji-Sun Kim (Earlham School of Religion) – Women’s Perspective

Mr Sebastian Ignacio Munoz Oyarzo (Lutheran World Federation) – Youth Perspective

Moderator: Rev Henrik Grape (World Council of Churches)

For more pictures, click the link. Pictures are provided by Simon Chambers from Act Alliance.

“The language that we use, how we talk about who God is, these are all important issues of how we tackle climate change… We always talk about the earth as ‘Mother Earth’. When the earth is feminine, that is why it is so easy to dominate the earth as we have dominated women for all of our human history.” Grace Ji-sun Kim, Earlham School of Religion