A Chat with Jo-Anne

Q: Can you please introduce yourself? 

I’m Jo-Anne, ASL interpreter, Ottawa.

Q: What does being in 12 mean to you? 

Personally, I feel like I am behind with the information about what’s going on with the global crisis we are breathing/living into. I am mindful of the climate crisis, especially with social media.

Q: What’s your favorite part of the natural world? Why? 

That would be a mountain along with a lake and forest. It is where I can appreciate the beauty of nature/animals. 

Q: What’s one of your specific Climate Change worries? 

Fashion clothing (Fast Fashion or Sustainability Clothing): I am aware of how much we contribute to global emissions.

Q: What’s a question you’d like to ask anyone you could about Climate Change? 

How can we use our clothes as upcycling and use them differently?

Q: When the audience leaves 12, you hope they will –

Check out all young environmentalists are doing so far and their messages for us.

Q: What’s your favorite word? 

self- educate/self-aware