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Climate Crisis: Focus on Africa

A Talk with Activists from Kenya and Nigeria

Saturday, 07 Mar 2020

Talk with two activists from Africa. Perspectives from West Africa (Nigeria) and East Africa (Kenya) - Front lines of the climate crisis.

Adenike Oladosu is a Nigerian climate activist, eco-feminist and the initiator of the Fridays For Future movement in Nigeria. She specializes in equality, security and peace building across Africa, especially in the Lake Chad region. She was recognized as one of the three young black climate activists in Africa trying to save the world alongside Vanessa Nakate and Elizabeth Wathuti by Greenpeace UK for the UK black history month and in December 2019, Adenike attended the COP25 gathering in Spain as a Nigerian youth delegate where she gave a "moving address" about climate change in Africa and how it affects lives.

Elizabeth Wathuti is a Kenyan Environment and Climate activist and founder of Green Generation Initiative which nurtures young people to love nature and be environmentally conscious at a young age and has now planted 30,000 tree seedlings in Kenya. In 2019, she was awarded the Africa Green Person of the Year Award by the Eleven Eleven Twelve Foundation and named as one of the 100 Most Influential Young Africans by the Africa Youth Awards.

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