Indigenous activist India Logan-Riley’s full speech at COP26

Doha Debates – Nov 5, 2021

Wildfires, sea-level rise, biodiversity loss: India Logan-Riley, Māori archaeologist and climate activist, has seen firsthand the effects of climate change in their homeland. They’ve been raising these issues at climate conferences since 2015, and they’re left wondering when world leaders will listen and take real action. At COP26, the activist says Indigenous and other front-line communities are doing the real work to protect the climate, and officials need to join in or “get out of the way.”

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