Keynote: Clayton Thomas-Müller
Clayton Thomas-Müller, a campaigner for indigenous rights and environmental and economic justice, gave a keynote speech at our Conference & Exhibition in Brighton in 2019.
Thomas-Müller, who is based in Winnipeg, Canada, is a member of the Mathias Colomb Cree Nation, also known as Pukatawagan, in Northern Manitoba. He is a senior campaign specialist with 350.org, an international movement working to end the age of fossil fuels and build a world of community-led renewable energy for all.
Thomas-Müller is one of 10 international human rights defenders named in the National Canadian Museum for Human Rights. He has been involved in many initiatives to build an inclusive global movement for energy and climate justice. He serves on the board of campaigning environmental organisations such as the Bioneers; Black Mesa Water Coalition; Indigenous Climate Action and the Wildfire Project.
He has campaigned across Canada and the US supporting indigenous peoples to defend their territories against the encroachment of the fossil fuel industry, with a special focus stopping the expansion of the Canadian tar sands and its associated pipelines.