Crowdsourcing Sustainability

The Climate Crisis is Here Now with Ugandan Activist Nyombi Morris

July 15, 2021 Ryan Hagen Season 1 Episode 12
Crowdsourcing Sustainability
The Climate Crisis is Here Now with Ugandan Activist Nyombi Morris
Chapters
0:00
How climate change is affecting Uganda and has made life very difficult for Nyombi and his family.
9:14
Vanessa Nakate & the Rise Up Movement
11:50
Nyombi's challenging experiences with police and government as a climate activist. Plus bravery and determination to keep going.
19:45
Stopping the destructive East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
26:20
How climate is negatively affecting girls' education, gender equity, and justice.
33:00
Educating girls & empowering women has positive ripple effects for the climate.
34:05
Gratitude for youth activists & encouraging more to join.
35:07
What's the difference between a climate denier and someone who believes it's happening but doesn't take action?
38:10
The Greta speech that continually inspires Nyombi
39:00
Nyombi's final message for folks.
40:30
Nyombi's tree planting project with primary students.
Crowdsourcing Sustainability
The Climate Crisis is Here Now with Ugandan Activist Nyombi Morris
Jul 15, 2021 Season 1 Episode 12
Ryan Hagen

In this interview with Nyombi Morris, you'll hear Nyombi's story and learn how climate change is already making life very difficult for people all over Uganda. We also dive into the Rise Up Movement, what it's like to be a climate activist in Uganda, oil pipelines (EACOP), climate justice, and more.

Nyombi Morris is a youth climate activist from Luzira, Kampala in Uganda, and the social media manager of the Rise Up Movement.

Timeline:
0 - 9:14 How climate change is affecting Uganda and has made life very difficult for Nyombi and his family.
9:14 Vanessa Nakate & the Rise Up Movement
11:50 Nyombi's challenging experiences with police and government as a climate activist. Plus bravery and determination to keep going.
19:45 Stopping the destructive East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
26:20 How climate is negatively affecting girls' education, gender equity, and justice.
33:00 Educating girls & empowering women has positive ripple effects for the climate.
34:05 Gratitude for youth activists & encouraging more to join.
35:07 What's the difference between a climate denier and someone who believes it's happening but doesn't take action?
38:1j0 The Greta speech that continually inspires Nyombi (https://youtu.be/TMrtLsQbaok).
39:00 Nyombi's final message for folks.
40:30 Nyombi's tree planting project with primary students.

You can follow and get in touch with Nyombi and the Rise Up Movement on social media here:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mnyomb1 & https://twitter.com/TheRiseUpMovem1
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NolanQ13 & https://www.facebook.com/TheRiseUpMovem1/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mnyomb1/ & https://www.instagram.com/riseupmovement1/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mnyomb1/

Crowdsourcing Sustainability links:
Sign up for the Crowdsourcing Sustainability newsletter! https://crowdsourcing-sustainability.ck.page/c34a46ed01
Website: https://crowdsourcingsustainability.org

And a huge thank you to Diego Rentsch for editing as always!!

Support the show (https://crowdsourcingsustainability.org/donate/)

Show Notes Chapter Markers

In this interview with Nyombi Morris, you'll hear Nyombi's story and learn how climate change is already making life very difficult for people all over Uganda. We also dive into the Rise Up Movement, what it's like to be a climate activist in Uganda, oil pipelines (EACOP), climate justice, and more.

Nyombi Morris is a youth climate activist from Luzira, Kampala in Uganda, and the social media manager of the Rise Up Movement.

Timeline:
0 - 9:14 How climate change is affecting Uganda and has made life very difficult for Nyombi and his family.
9:14 Vanessa Nakate & the Rise Up Movement
11:50 Nyombi's challenging experiences with police and government as a climate activist. Plus bravery and determination to keep going.
19:45 Stopping the destructive East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
26:20 How climate is negatively affecting girls' education, gender equity, and justice.
33:00 Educating girls & empowering women has positive ripple effects for the climate.
34:05 Gratitude for youth activists & encouraging more to join.
35:07 What's the difference between a climate denier and someone who believes it's happening but doesn't take action?
38:1j0 The Greta speech that continually inspires Nyombi (https://youtu.be/TMrtLsQbaok).
39:00 Nyombi's final message for folks.
40:30 Nyombi's tree planting project with primary students.

You can follow and get in touch with Nyombi and the Rise Up Movement on social media here:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mnyomb1 & https://twitter.com/TheRiseUpMovem1
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NolanQ13 & https://www.facebook.com/TheRiseUpMovem1/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mnyomb1/ & https://www.instagram.com/riseupmovement1/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mnyomb1/

Crowdsourcing Sustainability links:
Sign up for the Crowdsourcing Sustainability newsletter! https://crowdsourcing-sustainability.ck.page/c34a46ed01
Website: https://crowdsourcingsustainability.org

And a huge thank you to Diego Rentsch for editing as always!!

Support the show (https://crowdsourcingsustainability.org/donate/)

How climate change is affecting Uganda and has made life very difficult for Nyombi and his family.
Vanessa Nakate & the Rise Up Movement
Nyombi's challenging experiences with police and government as a climate activist. Plus bravery and determination to keep going.
Stopping the destructive East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
How climate is negatively affecting girls' education, gender equity, and justice.
Educating girls & empowering women has positive ripple effects for the climate.
Gratitude for youth activists & encouraging more to join.
What's the difference between a climate denier and someone who believes it's happening but doesn't take action?
Nyombi's final message for folks.
Nyombi's tree planting project with primary students.