What does it take to sustain a global climate movement?
In the latest episode of the Scholars Strategy Network podcast No Jargon, Public Policy/Political Science Postdoctoral Fellow Fernando Tormos Aponte shows how organizers are tackling the issue at all levels - from the floor of the UN to the hurricane devastated neighborhoods of Puerto Rico.
"Last year, climate change took center stage. With presidential candidates releasing bold plans to tackle the issue, massive protests organized by young people across the globe, and ever more dire reports coming out of the United Nations, this issue is getting attention unlike ever before. Dr. Fernando Tormos-Aponte discusses where climate organizing stands now, how some organizers are focusing on justice and equity in their work, and how this is all playing out in Puerto Rico after the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017"