Environmental Preservation is, was, and always will be a Human Rights Issue

On October 8th 2021, the United Nations Human Right Council belatedly recognized a reality that manifold countries have consistently lived with for years.

Morning has broken. The Ride is about to Start.

Firstly, I'd like to extend my best wishes for the new year to everyone who is reading this. I hope you, your friends and families are blessed this year with all the good health, prosperity and happiness that you all deserve.

Learning to Lead on Climate

The road signs on my journey to becoming a climate activist are marked by the following: two countries, two disasters, two fossils. And, above all else, my internationalist appreciation for the value of life; be it in our own neighborhoods, halfway around the world or in the future, has been my guiding light in encouraging others to join this fight.

Violating Rights Before Your Eyes: Climate Change and the Effect on Human Rights

A variation of this sign has been seen at pro wrestling events over the years, stating that 'if (X Wrestler) wins, we riot'. This version of the sign prophesizes strife that could occur should the climate crisis not be tackled. The result should the world not move be grave for human rights.

The Plastic People of Japan: How to Upset the Order of a Disposable Society

Sometimes one can be fatalistic and indifferent to the customs, attitudes and processes we encounter in Japan. However, a deeper dive into a lot of it's consumer habits reveals a problem that needs to be urgently addressed against a backdrop of a dying planet.