2022-11-15 11:46:30

Vanessa Nakate Condemns Fossil Fuel Lobbying at U.N. Climate Talks as Climate Crisis Ravages Africa

At the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, we speak with prominent Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate about the impact of the climate crisis on the continent of Africa. Earlier today she spoke at a COP27 event and blasted world leaders for not doing more. She describes the need for wealthy nations gathered at the U.N. climate conference, particularly the U.S., to finance loss and damage for poorer nations in the Global South. "For the current and historic emitters, they need to take responsibility for the climate crisis, and they need to pay for this crisis," says Nakate.

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