In today's episode with Mitzi Jonelle Tan we cover climate justice, climate change in the Philippines, climate activism, and much more!
Mitzi is a climate justice activist and organizer helping to lead the Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines which is the Fridays for Future chapter in the Philippines, as well as FFF MAPA (Most Affected Peoples and Areas), and FFF International.
0:40 Mitzi's climate journey.
4:00 The Philippines is one of the most dangerous places for environmental defenders.
9:40 What it's like being an activist in the Philippines.
14:10 How the climate crisis is impacting the Philippines today.
17:50 What needs to be done to protect people most at risk.
24:30 How people in the global north can be good partners.
28:00 Takeaways from COP26
33:30 Defining climate justice.
36:45 What it means to be an activist.
39:50 The importance of love.
44:00 The best way for older folks to support youth activists.
45:30 Favorite climate chants and signs.
47:15 Ideas for better climate communication.
50:05 Message for people considering activism.
52:30 What's next for Mitzi.
55:00 Book recommendations.
56:20 Final message & call to action.
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