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ErrDaisha J. Floyd

ErrDaisha J. Floyd

ErrDaisha is a junior at Columbia University studying Sociology and Education Studies and is in the process of being certified to teach middle school social studies by the time she graduates. She herself is a student of abolition, an organizer in both New York City and her home community of Tampa, Florida. She is explicitly anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist, a feminist, and all of her work and ideology is grounded in the liberation of Black people.

ECO-FASCISM: WHEN ENVIRONMENTALISM MEETS WHITE SUPREMACY

ECO-FASCISM: WHEN ENVIRONMENTALISM MEETS WHITE SUPREMACY

As our society adapted in the wake of a global pandemic, various lessons emerged about what the COVID-19 response could (and could not) teach us about fighting climate change. Tweet by @ThomasSchulz In March 2020, a tweet by Thomas Shulz circulated on social media, namely Twitter, that explained that with humans locked away indoors, the [...]

HOW TO PREPARE FOR HURRICANE SEASON

HOW TO PREPARE FOR HURRICANE SEASON

The increased frequency and strength of natural disasters is a textbook consequence of our changing climate.  For those who live on small island developing states (SIDS) like The Bahamas, we have witnessed first hand the destruction that Category 5 hurricanes like Matthew and Dorian can cause, especially when they occur back-to-back. Thus, with hurricane season [...]

WHAT’S FOR DINNER?

WHAT’S FOR DINNER?

| An Introduction to Sustainable Eating | For something that is such an essential part of our everyday lives, figuring out the right things to eat can be really complicated - especially once you bring sustainability into the equation. Veganism and vegetarianism tend to be considered the end-all-be-all of sustainable diets. This assumption, however, completely [...]

LET’S TALK ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY, BABY!

LET’S TALK ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY, BABY!

| Easy Advice for Young People on Getting Involved with Climate Action | When you’re constantly bombarded with scary stories of wildfires, natural disasters, and the potential impending apocalypse, it can be really daunting to think about getting involved with climate change or to believe that your actions can make any difference. Although monumental change [...]

“BUT WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH ME?”

“BUT WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH ME?”

| Debunking The Myth that Climate Change ‘Isn’t Your Problem’ | One of the greatest challenges of the climate agenda is getting people to care about it.  In one of my Sustainable Development courses last year, we concluded that the most successful climate initiatives are the ones that appeal to the target population’s priorities. Here’s [...]