The Rise Of Climate Influencers
There’s no ethical way to earn money as an environmentalist. As a “climate influencer”, this topic offers a chance for me to directly examine my work, my praxis to privilege, and be creating a dialogue with a systemic focus. There are many valid critiques in the influencer landscape, but there are also nuances and things I’ve experienced that deserve an active conversation. Is the environmental movement more concerned with acting as purists, or embracing mistakes as lessons for growth? I hope for the latter.
What is Climate Doomism?
Climate Doomism is a popularized term that has risen on social media by predominately media newsoutlets exclaiming that there is no hope left in the future of the planet. We can refer to climate doomism as the pathway to ecological destruction due to anthropohenic actions created by human society. However, climate doomism is often used as a scare tactic to disempower collectivized communities on their journey of resistance.
Who is Queer Brown Vegan?
Isaias Hernandez is a Gen Z environmental educator and activist with years of experience in intersectional environmental work. Isaias works with businesses, institutions, and organizations to amplify and empower their environmental missions. Isaias is well-known in his field under the social moniker, QueerBrownVegan, his independent media platform with a global audience of over 100,000+ followers.
Isaias attended the University of California Berkeley, where he earned his Bachelorʼs in Environmental Science. He is a full-time content creator for QueerBrownVegan, a public speaker, and a consultant.
Climate Influencers Have A Problem
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What is White Veganism?
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What is Climate Doomism?
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Top 10 Books On Environmental Racism
The Top 10 Books on Environmental Racism. The concept emerged from the Environmental Justice movement that looked into how policies and practices disproportionately affect Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in the environment.
What is the Climate Scale?
The Climate Scale is a framework that allows people to situate their emotions and feelings during the Climate Crisis. Climate Change and Mental Health resources are not available to many communities that experience natural disasters.
Zero Waste Systems And Environmental Racism
Zero-Waste is a humans right issue. Communities are not created nor designed equal, many BIPOC communities globally are the ones living in nearby waste incinerators. Environmental racism is real and slowly harming BIPOC communities.
What is Environmental Racism?
Environmental racism is a concept from the environmental justice movement that looks into the policies and practices that discriminate against Black, Indigenous, and POC (People of Color) communities.