Ilana Cohen

Ilana Cohen is a student at NYU Law and a former leader of the Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard campaign. She is a co-founder of the Campus Climate Network organization, a 2022 Brower Youth Award winner, and originally from Brooklyn, New York.

We Cannot Postpone Climate Talks Until 2021

We Cannot Postpone Climate Talks Until 2021 We Cannot Postpone Climate Talks Until 2021

Lawmakers need to wake up: Climate change and the injustices it generates won’t break for Covid-19. So the United Nations Climate Change Conference can’t, either. 

Jun 5, 2020 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen

Student Climate Strike

Fossil Fuel Companies Are Suffering Under the Coronavirus. Good. Fossil Fuel Companies Are Suffering Under the Coronavirus. Good.

If fossil fuel companies and their financial backers are scared now, then they should be terrified of what’s to come.

Apr 16, 2020 / no-paywall / Ilana Cohen

What Does Work Look Like on a Dying Planet?

What Does Work Look Like on a Dying Planet? What Does Work Look Like on a Dying Planet?

Students, promised a bright and successful future after college, are being fast-tracked into corporate careers, usually without a second thought about the value of their work in a ...

Mar 10, 2020 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen

Harvard v Yale Football Protest

Want the Youth Vote? Support Fossil Fuel Divestment Want the Youth Vote? Support Fossil Fuel Divestment

For young people, surface-level regulations aren’t enough. They’re demanding a fundamental shift in how we think about markets and morals.

Jan 16, 2020 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen and Connor Chung

Our World Is Burning, and It Scares Me to Death

Our World Is Burning, and It Scares Me to Death Our World Is Burning, and It Scares Me to Death

Young climate activists like me are overwhelmed by the enormity of the crisis—but we also have hope for the future.

Nov 4, 2019 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen

Students

It’s Time to Shed Light on Our Elite Institutions’ Dirty Money It’s Time to Shed Light on Our Elite Institutions’ Dirty Money

Currently, 99 percent of Harvard’s endowment remains hidden from the public.

Sep 19, 2019 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen

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