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Episode Info:   Today’s episode is about climate change with Layel Camargo and Elena Aurora, the creators of Woke n Wasteless, and Alex Ghenis, a Policy and Research Specialist at the World Institute on Disability. You’re going to learn about consumption, capitalism, zero waste, climate resilience, and how people impacted the most are the ones with the wisdom and creative solutions. You’ll also learn about the relationship between, conflict, migration and climate change. Transcript [Google doc]     [PDF] Related Links Belser, Julia Watts. Disabled People Cannot Be “Expected Losses” in the Climate Crisis, Truthout, September 20, 2019. Berne, Patty and Vanessa Raditz. To Survive Climate Catastrophe, Look to Queer and Disabled Folks, Yes Magazine, July 30, 2019. Call for Stories: #PowerToLive, Disability Visibility Project, October 26, 2019. Dias, Isabel. The UN is calling for the inclusion of people with disabilities in the climate change debate, Pacific Standard, July 25, 2019. Dines, Hannah. “The climate revolution must be accessible – this fight belongs to disabled people too,” The Guardian, October 15, 2019. Kosanic, Aleksandra, Petzold, Jan, Dunham, Amy and Mialy Razanajatovo. Climate concerns and the disabled community. Science, November 2019, Vol. 366, Issue 6466, pp. 698-699. Kusick, Daniel. Pay More Attention to Climate Perils People with Disabilities Face, Experts Warn. Scientific American, November 12, 2019. Lee, Whitney. People Who Use Inhalers Aren’t Responsible for the Climate Crisis. Corporations and Governments Are. Rooted in Rights, November 12, 2019. Remarks by Stacey Milbern at Light up the Blackouts: A Vigil and Community Gathering -Oakland, October 10, 2019. Shalby, Colleen. 16 youth climate activists filed a human rights complaint to the UN. How the Paradise fire inspired one. LA Times, September 24, 2019. smith, s.e. When Disability Is a Toxic Legacy, Catapult, April 23, 2019.   About A photo of Elena and Layel smiling and looking off beyond the camera. They are both sitting on a cloth with calla lilies with an evergreen forest behind them.Woke n Wasteless is a collaboration between, Layel Camargo and Elena Aurora. We elevate and connect the disposability of people of color with the disposability of fabricated ‘stuff’. Our work lays at the intersections of environmentalism, climate justice, and social justice. We are brown, queer, plant based, and environmentally conscious people living in Ohlone territory in colonial Berkeley, CA striving for a healthy ecological relationship to each other and Earth. Our life’s work is in improving the human experience: Layel via Transformative Justice and Ecological Justice, and Elena via Reproductive Justice and Climate Justice. We work to create a world where liberation of people and responsible management of our home, planet earth, can be the paradigm again. Ship us!  Instagram: @woke_n_wasteless  Website: A profile photo of a man in his late ...
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