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sunset at the Philadelphia airport
boarding the plane to Warsaw in Heathrow
View of the stadium across the river under gray skies.
Alex and Laura in front of the stadium conference center
YOUNGO holds action protesting corporate presence at the COP
Alex and Carol think about their schedule.
neon green sky scraper in central Warsaw, fading into the night fog
decadent Polish breakfast
Carol on our early morning walk to the convention center
walking to the conference center on Thursday morning at 7:30am
Three SustainUS youth delegates who are fasting in solidarity with Yeb Sano
Meeting with Camilla Born (UK) and Mathilde Imer (France) to discuss divestment and international youth action
Anne Kolker, Swarthmore alumna who is here with the US State Departmet
Friday on campus, Swarthmore students and faculty excitedly listening to Alex, Carol, and Laura report back from Warsaw on the ongoing conference.
Alex in one of the many Emirates-sponsored bean bags that lined the halls
Alex and Carol walking with Tim Damon of SustainUS who helped mentor us through our first COP
Alex in front of one of the many many assemblies of police preceding the Climate Justice march that we joined on Friday
one of the many giant billboards in Warsaw
Alex and giant globe during climate justice march
the climate justice march continuing in the dark
police and ambulance following the march
felted bags at the art market
beautifully decorated bread at the market
a bread bowl with a handle!
Alex walking to the NGO party Saturday night
Laura walking the streets of Warsaw
The Polish briefing on progress at the COP
the inside of the stadium
Alex holding a gas pump with a health warning about climate change, beside a Waterloo student who is working to have such warnings on all gas pumps.
Stadium at night, with color-changing panels
Alex and Carol waiting for the tram back to the hotel
YOUNGO action protesting carbon markets
CAN action representing Japanese delegate eating sushi over a dead body, after Japan lowered its reduction commitments
YOUNGO meeting with Ahmed Alhendawi (UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth)
Alex and Alain Rakotovao (a delegate from Madagascar)
felted creatures at the Arts Market we stumbled on in the Old Town of Warsaw
Alex playing a piano in the London Heathrow airport
Kelsea Manning fasting in solidarity with the Philippines
Swarthmore fasters on Wednesday November 20
Swarthmore fasters on Thursday November 21