Yessenia Funes
yessfun
Senior staff writer, Earther. All things environmental justice, please. I'm addicted to Stardew and love few things more than I love my cat.

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2/25/20
10:03 PM
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You know what’s a “misconception” Bloomberg should’ve shouted out? That he’s obsessed with A/C. Though maybe it’s not actually a misconception.

2/25/20
9:52 PM
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Shannon, I wonder, too. But I imagine it’ll be more like: “Will you become vegan to reduce your carbon footprint?” Because these moderators lack a systemic lens to talk about the climate crisis. Sigh

2/25/20
9:38 PM
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How is Sanders alienating anyone? He’s bringing people to the polls. He’s WINNING.

2/25/20
9:22 PM
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So, Bloomberg, are you saying that Trump is doing a good job? Because his military operations have shot up the number of civilian deaths. Read more

2/25/20
9:13 PM
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Also, can we stop calling cannabis “marijuana”? What about good old-fashioned “pot”?!

2/25/20
9:09 PM
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You know how we can extend life, Biden? By taking action on the climate crisis and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

2/25/20
9:08 PM
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Hmmm, but should we live in a country where access to unhealthy soda is easier than safe, healthy water?!?!?! Why shame the individual, Bloomberg?!

2/25/20
9:06 PM
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I love that Warren is just, like, jotting down some notes on stage.

2/25/20
9:05 PM
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Say what you will about Steyer, but he’s one of two candidates on the stage that attended the first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice that was held in South Carolina! Gotta give him some respect for that.  Read more

2/25/20
9:01 PM
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One of the coolest parts of Warren’s housing plan looks at the climate crisis and providing homeowners with financial assistance if they need to move their homes due to sea level rise. (Some of these people include low-income families in south Brooklyn, not just luxury beach homes.) Read more

2/25/20
8:51 PM
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Glad gun violence is being discussed. It’s among the top issues for young voters. You know what else is? Climate change. Read more