KPFK Los Angeles, in partnership with Global Justice Ecology Project, is recording LIVE Tuesday-Friday 9am CST from the UNFCCC COP-16 in Cancun, Mexico. Today’s interview features Jihan Gearon who is the lead Energy and Climate Organizer for Indigenous Environmental Network. Jihan is Diné (Navajo) and African American. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Earth Systems from Stanford University with a focus in Energy Science and Technology. Jihan works to build the capacity of communities impacted by energy development and climate change. Jihan is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative and the Coordinating Committee of the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance.
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