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The Climate Pod

Mar 23, 2022

This is Part Two of our four-part series, Climate Citizen, in collaboration with Global Citizen. This week, we look at the critical need for greater climate funding to help mitigate carbon emissions in the Global South and help the most vulnerable populations to adapt to climate impacts and why climate justice is only possible through fair, adequate financing. To discuss this topic, Harjeet Singh, senior adviser on climate impacts with Climate Action Network International and a strategic advisor on global partnerships with the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative, and Mwandwe Chileshe, a Global Citizen Campaigner focused on food security, agriculture, and nutrition issues. We talk about why inadequate climate financing can't be tolerated, what the Global North needs to deliver now, and how climate impacts our food system and food security and what we should do about it. 

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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.

Further Reading:

How Can We Transform the Global Food System?