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The Climate Pod

Mar 30, 2022

This is Part Three of our four-part series, Climate Citizen, in collaboration with Global Citizen. This week, we look at the critical need to reckon with the loss and damage created by the climate crisis and hold accountable the nations most responsible for human-caused climate change as a result of the massive rise in greenhouse gas emissions. To discuss this topic, Professor Saleemul Huq, who has many roles including the Director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) in Bangladesh, Professor at the Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) and Associate of the International Institute on Environment and Development (IIED) in the United Kingdom. He explains what the Global North needs to do in order to address loss and damage, why the conversation on loss and damage has never been more critical, and what's happening in ongoing international negotiations in 2022. 

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About Global Citizen

Global Citizen is the world's largest movement of action takers and impact makers dedicated to ending extreme poverty now. With over 10 million monthly advocates, our voices have the power to drive lasting change around sustainability, equality, and humanity. Global Citizen posts, tweets, messages, votes, signs, and calls to inspire those who can make things happen to act — government leaders, businesses, philanthropists, artists, and citizens — together improving lives. By downloading the Global Citizen app, Global Citizens learn about the systemic causes of extreme poverty, take action on those issues, and earn rewards with tickets to concerts, events, and experiences all over the world. Global Citizens have taken over 28.4 million actions since 2009. Today, these actions, in combination with high-level advocacy work, have led to over $35.4 billion being distributed to our partners around the world, impacting 1.09 billion lives in the fight to end extreme poverty. Check out Global Citizen's Climate Work and follow on Twitter,  YouTube, and Instagram.