Wild salmon are crucial to our ecosystem—and pretty tasty, too. Jenny puts on her foodie hat and with the help of folks at the David Suzuki Foundation, produce two audio shorts on the culinary magic of wild salmon. Aburi sushi, anyone? About the episodes For episode 1, Everything You Wanted to Know About Pacific Salmon, […]
While marching with other protesters on Burnaby Mountain last month, I couldn’t help but feel disconcerted. Out of the hundred people that were at the terminal, maybe 20 of us were people of colour or Indigenous. The environmental movement is woefully homogenous. A study by the University of Michigan found the percentage of staff who […]
The climate conversation is stuck. In almost every Western country, climate change has become a battle between the left and the right. Stop to think about that for a second. But as Russell Kirk said, nothing is more conservative than conservation. It doesn’t make logical sense that conservation of our standard of living in the […]
The environment-economy dichotomy dominates all climate discussions. That’s where my interest lies – let’s whip out the magnifying glass and probe this dichotomy. I like hiking. I also like warm showers and nights in the city. Pick one, but not both, because you can’t have both. Or so they say. I picked up a copy […]
Jenny Tan helps environmental organisations of all types—corporations, non-profits, and government agencies—communicate across cultures. Her background in sustainability includes working with non-traditional allies to promote old-growth forest conservation, producing podcasts on sustainability, and delivering bike mechanics workshops to women and people of colour. In addition, Jenny brings a background in marketing, political consulting, journalism, and government. She can converse passionately about the need for diversity in sustainability in three languages (and even when she stutters, she does it with passion). When Jenny’s not coming up with solutions to increase the effectiveness of environmental organisations, you’ll find her frolicking in the natural abundance of BC.