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Vanessa Nakate: Creating Action, Not Just Commitments | Ep 2

Oct. 28, 2022

The impact of climate change is happening to Africa now, and it’s not getting any better. We need our leaders not just to say they are going to create change, but we need action, and plans set into place today because lives are at risk.

Uganda: Vanessa Nakate helps us realize the impact that climate change is having every day on the African continent and the African people. This isn’t something that is going to happen in the future, this is a problem that millions of people are dealing with on a daily basis.

Today we discuss what changes need to be made and how young activists can help facilitate those changes in this year's COP 27 conference.

Highlights:

  • How climate change affects Vanessa on a daily basis
  • The top priority for Africa regarding climate change
  • Positives and negatives from COP 26 to this year
  • Challenges for youth participation in COP
  • What the European Green Deal means for Africa
  • The new gas deals with Italy, and how that’s affecting Africa
  • Message to European leaders in regard to renewable energy
  • The role of African leaders in creating action around the climate crisis
  • Advice for young activists attending COP 27
  • Women going to Parliament in Kenya
  • Vanessa’s Vash Green Schools project
  • And much more…

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Learn more about the Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto and how you can help the young women of Africa create a better life for future generations.

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Learn more about the COP 27 conference: 

https://unfccc.int/cop27

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