Mitzi Jonelle Tan
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Mitzi Jonelle Tan (she/they) is a climate justice activist based in Metro Manila, Philippines. They are an organizer with Fridays for Future International and Fridays for Future MAPA (Most Affected People and Areas). She is also a steering committee member of the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty. A strong voice on anti-imperialism, anti-colonization, and the intersectionality of the climate crisis, she is committed to changing the system and building a world that prioritizes people and planet, not profit, through collective action, love, and joy.

Here's what you need to know about the Global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Global, Published June 13, 2024
Thirteen countries, including small but mighty nations like Vanuatu, Tonga and Fiji, have signed a treaty to end the expansion of new coal, oil and gas projects. Leading climate activist Mitzi Jonelle Tan unpacks the details and the crucial role of Pacific nations and youth climate advocates.

It's time to share my own experience, to highlight the exploitation of gender, climate, and capitalism

Global, Published March 7, 2024
The intersecting systems of capitalism, imperialism, and the patriarchy, not only perpetuate the objectification of women and gender minorities, but also propel us into multiple crises, such as the environmental and climate crisis. 
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How women being left behind in the COP29 committee fails us all

Global, Published January 18, 2024
Opinion: Rich (and often white) men have occupied too much space for far too long... it's not only delaying much-needed climate action, but also harming marginalised people everywhere.