Karen is a life-long environmentalist, trainer and teacher. She was a principal architect in the landmark campaigns to protect the old-growth rainforests of Clayoquot Sound and the Great Bear Rainforest on Canada’s West coast. Since then she has been working to stop the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure, developing and implementing climate policy and organizing for climate justice.
Intertwined with her environmental work Karen has been a student and teacher focused on the intersection of the inner spiritual and emotional realms with the outer ecological and social crises. Karen has developed a framework for engaging with the climate crisis in a way that enlivens us and calls into deeper relationship with the world around us.