Intersectional Environmentalist, Leah Thomas joins Watershed Chats by Waterpeople Podcast to discuss ways to protect people and the planet simultaneously.
What are the links between social injustice and environmentalism? Leah Thomas is at the leading edge of Intersectional Environmentalism, a term she coined as a way to advocate for the protection of people and the planet simultaneously. Leah, a writer and activist, is promoting the efforts of environmental justice advocates. After posting a simple, but powerful graphic and pledge on Instagram, Leah’s unifying ideas went viral amidst the rising tide of the Black Lives Matter movement.
By focusing on the lived experiences of marginalised people and communities, who also bear disproportionate impacts from environmental crises, Intersectional Environmentalism connects the dots between the personal, the political and the planetary…
[Podcast with the pro: Protecting People & The Planet – Intersectional Environmentalist Leah Thomas ]