Meet a CCANer: Jamie DeMarco

Tell me a little bit about yourself! I grew up in northeast Baltimore and attended Warren Wilson College in western North Carolina, where I majored in Chemistry and Environmental Studies.
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Meet a CCANer: Kim Jemaine

Kim Jemaine is CCAN’s new Virginia Director. Tell me a little bit about yourself!  I’m originally from Pretoria, South Africa but have called Virginia home for the last 20 years.
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Meet a CCANer: Elle de la Cancela

Tell me a little bit about yourself! I’m a New Yorker through and through! I grew up in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, before moving out in the northern
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The Climate Podcasts to get you through 2020

So we all know just how shitty this year has been… Starting the year off with catastrophic bushfires in Australia, then the emergence and spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, and
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White Paper: Why the Eastern Shore Pipelines are a Bad Investment for Maryland

The Eastern Shore of Maryland–ground zero for sea-level rise caused by global warming–is facing two proposed gas pipelines. We are  concerned that expanding gas infrastructure to the area is an expensive,
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Through a Newcomer’s Eyes: Grounding Myself in People and Place Along the Mountain Valley Pipeline Route

By Elle de la Cancela Maury called me throughout the whole drive over. It was welcomed, as I trekked my way through the mountains and into Monroe County, West Virginia.
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Just Senior Year of College Things: Navigating Unpredictability, New Chapters, and A Global Pandemic

Written by Ravena Pernanand Unexpected emails and last-minute packing When the first whispers of COVID-19 were emerging in the United States, I was packing my luggage and boarding a 4am
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Finding Hope in the Unglamorous Climate Fights

Written by Alice Bell I’ve always been drawn to the weird, kinda-niche parts of fighting climate change; divestment, the ins and outs of building energy codes, and so on. They’re
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Facing the COVID-19 Crisis as a College Student

Written by Abbey Kolf Adjusting to the New Reality It seems like just yesterday I was celebrating the new year with my family on vacation, my only cares in the
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“What Are You?” – How Struggles with Multiculturalism Have Informed My Activism

By Zamir Ticknor “What Am I?”   I remember wearing my bright, aqua blue Panjabi with exquisite designs on the collars– that my family bought when I was in my home
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