“Older generations didn’t do enough.” Have you ever heard someone say that? Or felt that way? As the climate crisis continues to make headlines, I’ve noticed that there’s consistently intergenerational blame directly at people who come before us. On its surface, it makes sense to assign blame to older generations. They came into power during a time when emissions could […]
The term “carbon footprint” was created to quantify the environmental impact of different activities. Driving a car to work, the food you eat, and the activities you partake in are all examples of factors that can play into your own carbon footprint. Many people thought this was a step in the right direction, but the term has started a larger […]
Veganism is an interconnected movement that seeks to fight for the liberation of non-human animals and humans. Before we get into this deep dive into White Veganism, make sure you understand that the critique is on Whiteness as a system, belief, and structure. The origins of Veganism are quite interesting, yet simple, right? Being rooted in Black, Indigenous, and People […]
“Isaias, why do you think there’s a lack of diversity in veganism?” is a question I get a lot. I use the name Queer Brown Vegan to speak to my intersectional identity and it often invites questions on race and the environmental movement, especially within the vegan/plant-based community. It’s framed as “why do you think there’s a lack of diversity […]
Climate doomism is referred as the pathway to ecological destruction due to anthropogenic actions created by human society. However, climate doomism is often used as a scare tactic to disempower collectivized communities on their journey for environmental liberation.
Planning to have an eco-friendly Valentine’s and don’t know where to start? Showing love to our romantic ones on February 14th shouldn’t harm the planet. According to Statista, Valentine’s Day’s total spending in the United States is expected to be 21.8 billion dollars. Compared to 2020, which was at its highest of 27.4 billion, this year will generate sales despite […]
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.
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.