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Sensei Kritee Kanko

Sensei Kritee Kanko

Kritee (dharma name Kanko) is a Climate Scientist, Zen Buddhist priest, Educator & Founding Spiritual Director of Boundless in Motion, a 501(c) nonprofit based in Boulder (Colorado). She served as a Senior Scientist in the Climate Smart Agriculture program at Environmental Defense Fund for  about 12 years. She is also an ordained teacher in the Rinzai Zen lineage of Cold Mountain and a co-founder of Rocky Mountain Ecodharma Retreat Center. She has served as faculty for courses or retreats at the intersection of Climate justice, Trauma healing and Spirituality for many organizations including Stanford University, World Council of Churches, San Francisco Zen Center, Mind & Life Institute, One Earth Sangha, Al Gore’s Climate Reality.  Her articles, podcasts and interviews have appeared in the New York Times, BBC, Washington Post, Harvard Health, Yale Climate Connections, California Public Radio and Post Carbon Institute (See a few here).
Expressing Our Awakening Agency
Equipped with a deeply rooted sense of our belonging and calling, we turn outward, discovering the domains of our EcoSattva action.
Zen activist and climate scientist Kritee presents a holistic and integrated analysis of the common roots feeding our current crises.
A scientist and Zen activist illuminates the systems of economic and social oppression at the root of the climate crisis and challenges us to stand up and say no to them.
Eco-Dharma...must confront whiteness and privilege in order to "create earnest inter-dependent communities that understand that different people have different privilege and abilities," and seek to act on that understanding.
Retreat for Academicians and Activists
One of the emerging voices in EcoDharma, Kritee Kanko, wants you to join her this summer in the high desert for contemplation practice and an exploration of appropriate response.