Featured New Voices Speaker


Ben Powless

Tar Sands Pipeline at Ecology Ottawa

Ben is a Mohawk youth from the Six Nations reserve in Canada.He studied Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa.He was a founding member of the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition and works extensively with the Indigenous Environmental Networks on climate policy.

Area of Expertise/Specialties:
Climate impacts on Indigenous Peoples, in Canada and globally, climate justice, carbon market mechanisms including REDD, youth engagement on climate change, climate activism.

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