In this talk, Jahla’s interest in climate issues is framed by her philosophical training, driven by the desire to explore how these two fields intersect, and the ways that such exploration might constructively inform our practical, feet-on-the-ground approaches to these issues.
Jahla Gato is a young continental philosophy and climatology graduate from ANU. She achieved first class Honours in Philosophy with her thesis on Anxiety in Heidegger’s Being and Time. She also attended the 15th annual Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP15), in Copenhagen in 2009, as a member of Australian National University delegation.
She is a liberal and creative arts advocate, having been involved in student-led publishing platform ‘Seedproject’ with international readership.
In her free time, Jahla is often found DJ-ing, designing alternative fashion, indulging her love of anime and geeking out on her beloved Macbook Pro.