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Episode 116 – Aired 12-26-20 – Tune in to Power Talk FM/96.7 & AM/1400 11AM to Noon P.S.T. for the
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Mary Robinson and Kumi Naidoo will took part in a Glasgow Caledonian University conversation on September 10, where they reflected on the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and the ensuing inequalities.
Via Zoom, Mary Robinson – Chair of the Elders and former Irish President – and Kumi Naidoo – the former Secretary General of Amnesty International – talked to Professor Tahseen Jafry, Director of GCU’s Centre for Climate Justice, on the impact that the pandemic has had on the climate crisis, and what this means for society.
The conversation builds on a recent webinar hosted by South African news platform Daily Maverick, where Mary and Kumi came together to talk about the climate crisis in the time of COVID-19.
With 2020 predicted to be one of the five hottest years since records began, Professor Jafry argues that climate change and extreme weather events such as droughts and floods continue to disproportionately affect the poor and the marginalised as they are coping with the pandemic, leading to increased social inequalities. With this in mind, climate justice highlights that the world’s most developed nations, who through centuries of high carbon emissions have contributed most to climate change, have a moral responsibility to support those experiencing its worst effects.
Professor Jafry “Mary and Kumi and will reflect on the current global crises – the pandemic, inequality and climate change. With a year to go until COP 26, they will look at what priorities and plans we should be setting ourselves from these perspectives.
“As thought leaders, and being world-renowned for their knowledge about the injustices caused by climate change and human rights for people around the world, they will provide unique insights into how to confront these challenges.
“By raising the profile of those who suffer the most, we show influencers where they need to divert their energy. This is our role as the University for the Common Good. We are here to address societal needs.”
A GCU Honorary Graduate and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson has supported GCU’s Centre for Climate Justice since its inception in 2021.
The event will be opened and closed by GCU Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE.