Empowered Climate Civics: Chicago to Katowice, via Washington

By Shantanu Agrawal Over the past year, I have been fortunate enough to take part in climate advocacy at all levels of civic engagement. After graduating with my masters in Environmental Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in August 2017, I moved to Chicago and started volunteering with Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) Chicago … Continue reading Empowered Climate Civics: Chicago to Katowice, via Washington

Time to Stop Adding Harm to the Future

In the Paris Agreement, 195 nations acknowledge "that climate change is a common concern of humankind," and agree to "respect, promote and consider their respective obligations on ... intergenerational equity." Intergenerational equity refers to the ethical principle that we should not discount the cost of harm when it falls on future generations. A number of … Continue reading Time to Stop Adding Harm to the Future