Keira Kang

Keira is a recent graduate from McGill University, having completed her Bachelor of Arts in International Development with a degree specialization in States and Governance. Through her internship with the United Nations Development Programme in Barbados in the fall of 2017, Keira developed a strong passion for examining the relationship between climate change and food insecurity, and the role of public discourse in advancing rights for marginalized groups faced with greatest vulnerabilities in climate emergencies. Her volunteer background and interests include digital media advocacy, online grassroots organizing, and youth workshop facilitation on indigenous reconciliation. Having immigrated from South Korea at eight years old, Keira enjoys working collaboratively with people of different cultural backgrounds to promote changes that integrate diverse voices into the policy world. As a follower of Jesus Christ - the Son of God who identified Himself with the most vulnerable people on Earth - Keira hopes to leverage her environmental policy work to carry Christ’s vision to protect and care for God’s precious creation.

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Video: How the climate crisis impacts food security

This infographic video explores how our changing climate adversely impacts food security around the world.

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What does an inclusive just transition look like?

For many, a just transition is a way forward, but some of our thinking has left out the most marginalized voices in Canadian society.

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Addressing the climate gaps in Canada’s new Arctic Policy

The federal government released its lengthy Arctic and Northern Policy Framework on September 10, 2019. Despite a much-anticipated outcome, the roadmap provided in the policy appears to be shifting away from actionable framework for ensuring environmental conservation of the Arctic.

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Why I March

I spent the fall of 2017 in Barbados. I was there as an urban planning intern with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It was there that I first began to understand the magnitude of climate change impacts.

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The 5 C’s of Christian Environmentalism

CPJ believes that every Christian has a mandate to care deeply about God’s creation, just as God cares for each and every one of us. In hopes to provide guidance for Christian environmentalists on how to contribute to the well-being of the natural world and all of Earth’s inhabitants, here are the 5 C’s of action plans that you can take to respond to today’s climate change crisis

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The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

With reports from NASA detailing the increased presence and intensity of climate-related catastrophes across the globe, our absolute need to address the climate phenomena has become more imperative than ever. In light of this, I picked up David Wallace-Wells’ The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming to garner a clearer understanding of what the physical ramifications of continued global warming will look like and to gain a better sense of how all-pervasive the issue of climate change really is.

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