Elham Youssefian

Elham Youssefian

Elham Youssefian joined the International Disability Alliance (IDA) Secretariat in November 2019 as the inclusive humanitarian action and DRR advisor.

Lakshmi Singh

Lakshmi Singh

If you've ever caught yourself mouthing the words "I'm Lakshmi Singh" at the start of one of her newscasts, you're not alone. It's a thing.

Justin Worland

Justin Worland

Justin Worland is a Washington D.C.-based senior correspondent for Time covering climate change and the intersection of policy, politics and society.

Nahla Haidar

Nahla Haidar

Nahla Haidar El Addal is one of the vice chairpersons of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Astrid Puentes Riaño

Astrid Puentes Riaño

Astrid Puentes Riaño is a lawyer with more than two decades of experience in environmental law, human rights and climate change, and the intersection of these, with a perspective of climate justice, diversity, equity and inclusion

Fishing boats on beach in Senegal

Impacts in Africa: ‘What do we see most at sea? Plastics everywhere.’

Plastic waste has become a consistent pollution and threat of the 21st century, affecting public health, livelihoods and our natural environment.

Destruction and damage by Typhoon Haiyan November 23, 2013 in Tacloban, Philippines.

Impacts in Asia: ‘We are being deprived of our basic human rights.’

People everywhere are being affected by the growing climate crisis, with many people—those who have contributed little to the crisis—already experiencing the loss of life and basic human rights.

Smoke from fires in Western Australia

Impacts in Australasia: ‘I just couldn’t breathe.’

Rising temperatures have led to a rising number of wildfires across the globe.

Small island

Impacts in Central & South America: ‘Our ancestors had to discover how to deal with the waves, currents and corals’

Indigenous communities are disproportionately affected by the consequences of climate change.

Wildfire in Portugal

Impacts in Europe: ‘We have a lot of people who are energy poor with little protection.’

In the past year we’ve seen wildfires spread across Europe in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Greece.

Pages