Regina Valdez

Creating Connections


Project Manager / Community Organizer / Sustainability Advocate

“Only Connect!”

I bring people together who share a vision of a better world. 

From marching on Washington to attending a city council meeting,  I believe positive

outcomes are at the nexus of individual initiative and community support.


// Selected Work //


Writing Credits include publication in Lion’s Roar, Tricycle Daily and Elephant Journal


Photography, Video and Promotional materials for CBS Evening News, Buddhist Global Relief, Compassion NYC

Community Building

Community Organizing, Project Coordination and other non-Profit ventures

UNFCCC Press Conferences with Scientists Warning at COP25, Madrid, Spain 

Deforestation and Fire Risks

Dr. William Moomaw, Professor Emeritus of International Environmental Policy at the Fletcher School, Tufts University, and contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change discusses the imperative of diversified forest management and protection of old growth forests. 

Moderated by Stuart Scott and Regina Valdez

James Hansen Sues the Government 

Dr. James Hansen and environmental lawyer Dan Galpern discuss their various international law suits against fossil fuel industries, the ‘carbon majors,’  as a means of effectuating climate justice for small island nations.  They additionally insist that governments must cease climate damaging projects.   

Moderated by Stuart Scott and Regina Valdez

Restoring the Climate

Dr. Peter Wadhams, Professor of Ocean Physics, Head of the Polar Ocean Physics Group in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University and author of Farewell to Ice, and Peter Fiekowsky, Founder and President of Healthy Climate Alliance, speak on the imperative of not just lowering CO2 emissions, but actively drawing  CO2 out of the atmosphere.

Moderated by Stuart Scott and Regina Valdez

Humanity’s Tipping Point

Alon Tal, founder, Israel Union for Environmental Defense and Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, Karen Shragg, Director of the Wood Lake Nature Center, and Joao Abegao, Climate Change and Policy for Sustainable Development, University of Lisbon, and author of the Human Overpopulation Atlas, discuss overpopulation, its correlation to climate change, and why it must be addressed.

Moderated by  Patrick Lincoln and Regina Valdez

Voces del Sur

People in the global south are disproportionately impacted by climate change, while those in the global north are the largest contributors of CO2 emissions.  Ironically, the loudest voices on climate change come from the wealthy peoples in the global north.  Voces del Sur came into being to elevate the lived experience of those whose very lives have been upended by global climate change.  Here are just a few of their stories.

Let’s Connect

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