“The rise of young, bold climate change activists” – The Daily Nation

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FRIDAY JANUARY 10 2020

LEOPOLD OBI

By LEOPOLD OBI
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“Fed up with rising environmental degradations and climate change triggered disasters, a growing number of young people are taking up the responsibility to stand for the environment, even when it’s always not easy do so.

“As Greta Thunberg and the Extinction Rebellion are inspiring climate protesters across the globe to demand action against the climate crisis, a number of young activists in Kenya are also inspiring actions in their own small ways to help tackle the ever soaring impacts of climate change in their backyards.

“Rising impacts of climate change have been linked to a series of extreme weather events, namely ravaging floods, strong winds, and prolonged droughts that have recently hit various parts of the country leading to food scarcity and loss of invaluable properties.

“We spoke with a few Kenyan youths on their journey to becoming climate change activists and champions…”


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