COP26: Young people from Southern countries need their voice to be

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At the heart of the climate crisis lies a deep injustice: the poorest countries are the most vulnerable to climate change and the least responsible. According to the British charity Oxfam, the poorest half of the world’s population accounts for just 10% of global carbon emissions. One of the young leaders from Southern countries who is in Glasgow for COP26 is Kenyan activist Kevin Mtai, who has joined us for Perspective. While Mtai is optimistic about the summit, he said he was disappointed with the presence of corporate sponsors, especially with the limited access granted to climate activists.

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