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HomeActivismKenyan climate activist Abigael Kima on raising awareness in Africa

Kenyan climate activist Abigael Kima on raising awareness in Africa

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Issued on: 06/12/2022 – 13:36

Climate change is having an immense impact on African countries and people need more information and awareness. That’s the view of a leading climate activist from Kenya, who has her own climate podcast and spoke recently at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt. Abigael Kima has seen the effects of climate change on her home community in the west of Kenya and has now turned her attention to trying to change attitudes. Africa is only responsible for less than 4 percent of global emissions but is disproportionately affected by climate disasters. Kima joined us for Perspective.

Climate change is having an immense impact on African countries and people need more information and awareness. That's the view of a leading climate activist from Kenya, who has her own climate podcast and spoke recently at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt. Africa is only responsible for less than 4 percent of global emissions but is disproportionately affected by climate disasters.

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