Rosalind Warner has nearly 30 years of experience teaching and researching in the areas of international development, global environmental politics and Canadian international policy. She is the Contributing Editor of two books on Canadian Foreign Policy. She holds a PhD in Political Science from York University with specializations in International Relations and Canadian Politics, with a minor area of Peace Studies. As an educator and researcher, she has been motivated to advance environmental, social, and governance objectives in her professional and volunteer work. She is involved in a leadership role in local environmental groups, including the Okanagan Sustainability Leadership Council, the Okanagan Climate Hub, and Citizens’ Climate Lobby Okanagan Chapter. She is also a Research Fellow with the Earth System Governance Research Program, and a Board member of the Canadian Environmental Network.
She is particularly interested in local and global initiatives around climate action, nature rights in international and national laws, and the 2030 Agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals. Rosalind has been active in BCCIC through the Central Okanagan Chapter, GECCO, for the last 6 years, and has worked with the Chapter Steering Committee on a variety of projects, events, and strategic plans designed to bring together local diverse groups and passionate individuals who care about the future of our planet and peoples. For more please visit rozwarner.com, or follow her on Twitter @rwarner23.