As the Sea Change Correspondent, Cimbria Badenhausen is covering the Conference of Parties 15 (COP15) meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark in December 2009. She’ll be there conducting interviews with the decision-makers from around the world who will be deciding our global climate policy after the Kyoto Protocol.
Cimbria dedicates her life to building living, sustainable communities; forming productive collaborations among stakeholders; and aiding organizations in promoting social, environmental and economic justice. Cimbria’s passion for social justice encourages her to consider the human leverage points that must influence the economic and operational systems to support our natural world.
Cimbria volunteers her time with non-profits in her community to support affordable housing and public transportation. She coordinates Green Drinks chapters in the Mount Washington Valley, New Hampshire and Brattleboro, Vermont, and serves as Windham County Ambassador for Vermont Businesses for Social Responisbility. Cimbria is also the creator of the Sustainability Network, a community forum for sharing news and information.
This year Cimbria will complete her MBA in Managing for Sustainability at Marlboro Graduate School in Brattleboro, Vermont. As Principal of Blue Sky Environmental Strategies and Get To Zero CO2, Cimbria currently consults as a Community Innovation Broker, helping to develop resilient local economies.