On the morning of the 2016 US elections, I woke up to the sound of “Oh. My. God.” It was 2:30 AM EST, 7:30 AM here in Morocco. My roommate was hunched over her phone, head in her hands, repeating the words “oh my god” over and over again. She had been following the presidential … Continue reading Whether You Like It Or Not
A Photographic Journey: COP22 Week One
It has been a crazy and fun week here in Morocco, as the COP 22 (Conference of the Parties) starts, all kinds of people have arrived and lots of activities have been going on. We have participated in many and have seen an amazing amount of cool and innovative things. We are all feeling inspired … Continue reading A Photographic Journey: COP22 Week One
What is the COP, Anyway?
Earthbound is in Morocco for the COP22 and the COY12! But, what does that really mean? What are the COP and COY? Important COPs The COP (conference of parties) is a UN climate change summit. Countries that are in the UN meet together and try to come to an agreement regarding climate change. The number … Continue reading What is the COP, Anyway?
From A Sip of Water
As I stepped into the Green Zone of the COP22 this morning, the energy was high and I was ready to dive in. Isabel and I had almost done a lap of one of the huge tents when we reached a booth that had a tank of water and, being a little parched, I grabbed … Continue reading From A Sip of Water