A conversation with Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone: Yvonne Aki-Sawyer and Amanda Ikert, Head of Adaptation Implementation at C40
Since at least the late 1970s, science has known that human emissions of greenhouse gases profoundly alter the Earth’s climate. Yet, nothing has been done in time to make a difference, and the most recent studies almost always concludes that the past forecast were too optimistic.
Carolina Schmidt, Lorena Aguilar and Patricia Espinosa: three names you need to remember if you’re interested in climate policy.
Director, Green Web Foundation
Chris is an environmentally focussed tech generalist, spending the last ten years working in tech startups, blue-chip companies and government, as a product manager and developer. He is an organiser of ClimateAction.tech, a community for technology professionals taking climate action, and a director of the Green Web Foundation.
Communications Lead, SDSN Youth
Amy is the Communications Lead at UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth and a Storyteller for the UN SDG Action Campaign. She has worked as a digital communications specialist focusing on sustainability and human rights, and as a journalist in Hong Kong covering environmental issues.
Editor-in-Chief, The Beam Magazine
Anne-Sophie Garrigou is a journalist, a feminist and an environmentalist with a passion for women’s rights, environmental sustainability and for raising awareness for climate action. In Berlin, she has co-created The Beam Magazine, a feminist publication covering the climate crisis and sustainable development.
Co-Founder, Good On You
Good On You is a fashion-tech startup that helps shoppers know the impact of fashion and buy better. With over 15 years experience in corporate social responsibility, Sandra has been concerned with sustainability and supply chain issues in big business for a long time. She started Good On You because she believes there’s a huge opportunity to the use power of people’s choices to create a fairer and more sustainable future.
“It is those countries that have contributed the least to climate change that are most vulnerable to its impacts and that have the least capacity to protect against its effects.” explains Gebru Jember Endalew, Chair of the Least Developed Countries Group on Climate Change
Meet Akshay Makar, Riccardo Luca Conti and Joana Dabaj, as they share their stories of successes and challenges in their paths to bringing sustainable solutions to their communities
Project Assistant, GenderCC-Women for Climate Justice e.V.
Isadora Cardoso is from Brazil and currently works with GenderCC-Women for Climate Justice in Germany. She has a BA in political science and MA in globalisation and development studies