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What is Climate Justice? Global Witness

The ways in which we talk about the climate crisis have changed a lot in recent years. For a long time, global warming was primarily understood as an environmental concern – think images of wildfires, floods and extreme weather, along with various calls to “save the...

“The Earth is speaking: she tells us we have no more time.” These were the words of Txai Suruí – a 24-year-old activist from the Brazilian Amazon – as she spoke at the opening ceremony of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, the only Indigenous woman to do so. Global Witness

“It is a huge responsibility to be representing Indigenous Peoples. We are a large and diverse group, with different cultures and realities. Some suffer with deforestation, others with illegal mining. I speak about the Amazon rainforest because it is the place I live...