Sensei Kritee Kanko, PhD is a climate scientist, grief-ritual leader, a social permaculture teacher and a Zen priest. She is a Sensei in the Buddhist Zen lineage of Cold Mountain, founding dharma teacher of Boundless in Motion and a co-founder of Rocky Mountain Ecodharma Retreat Center. She has served as an Ecodharma teacher for Earth-Love-Go (Lama Foundation), One Earth Sangha and Shogaku Zen Institute. As a scientist in the Climate Program at Environmental Defense Fund, she helps implement climate-smart farming at scale in India. Kritee believes in identifying and releasing our personal and ecological grief and bringing our gifts into strategic collective actions. She is committed to learning from and bringing dharma to young adults, permaculture communities, LGBTQ, black, indigenous and other people of color. Kritee regularly lectures on the inseparability of climate and racial justice at national and international forums including World Council of Churches. Her articles and interviews have appeared in Tricycle, Lion’s Roar, Buddhadharma, Tikkun and several other Buddhist and climate advocacy outlets. Her interviews and articles on climate crisis can be accessed here. She lives with her husband Imtiaz Rangala, also a climate scientist, in Boulder, Colorado.