In the Youth for Climate Adaptation conference, youth and experts worldwide shared their knowledge about climate adaptation and discussed possible solutions. They talked about their research and experiences while showing us how to combat climate change and adapt to it. Did you miss the conference and would like to see these inspirational climate talks? Click on your chosen speaker down below and watch their speech.
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Vositha Wijenayake | Executive Director SLYCAN Trust | Sri Lanka
Motivational speech on intergenerational equity: Building Resilience Together
Roxana Borda Mamani | Young Climate Expert at BB4CA | Peru
This speech will cover the topic of Perspectives of an indigenous young woman.
Margo Tamzone Adonis | South African Wavemaker | South Africa
The South African efforts towards Climate Action in the eyes of a young Environmental Leader.
Maitreyi Koduganti Venkata | Water Youth Network | India
Speech on how to make your actions count & reflecting on personal experiences
Lodewijk Schulte | Dutch Wavemaker & Student Hydrology | The Netherlands
The inner connection with our local natural environment
Lies Huitema | Urban climate adaptation expert at Witteveen+Bos | The Netherlands
Motivational speech on how to make impact while working for a private company.
Kehkashan Basu | Founder President of Green Hope Foundation | Canada
Empowering vulnerable communities affected by climate change and biodiversity loss
Juan Pablo Sierra | Young Climate Expert at BB4CA | Colombia
Motivational speech on Adaptation for the present
Huckleberry de Haas | Dutch Wavemaker & Student Watermanagement | The Netherlands
This speech will explore the climate adaptation capabilities and challenges of a city where water is part of everyday life.
Elizabeth Wathuti | Founder of Green generation Initiative | Kenya
This speech will be about the life journey of Elizabeth Wathuti and the Green Genreation Initiative.
Dr. Chandni Singh | Youth in conversation | India
Dr. Chandni Singh a researcher and a Lead Author on the IPCC Assessment Report 6
Dhanush Dinesh | Head of Partnerships and Outreach | The Netherlands/ India
Motivational speech on: Sustaining climate activism in your reflections
Delaney Reynolds | Founder & CEO of The Sink or Swim Project | United States
The speech from Delaney will be about her life journey and how she founded her organisation.
Daphne van der Vaart | Dutch Wavemaker & Professional Sailor | The Netherlands
This speech will cover polluted oceans and plastic consumption
Clara von Glasow | Youth NGO Klimadelegation | Germany
This motivational speech is about why to always expect the unexpected.
Chiagozie Udeh | Advocacy and Policy Analyst on Climate Change UNFPA | Nigeria
Young people have been championing the fight against the climate crisis but the global imbalance in mitigation and adaptation action needs the engagement of young climate activists
Carolien Wegman | Consultant at HKV | The Netherlands
Motivational speech on Adaptation and why it requires building with nature
Beatriz Benaduce Ortiz | Brazilian Wavemaker & Student Marine Biological Resources| Brazil
This speech explains the importance of youth involvement in climate adaptation in the ocean.
Ashneil Jeffers | Young climate expert at BB4CA | Montserrat Caribbean
Motivational speech: The Psychological Effects of Climate Change
Aditya Vikram Jain | Water Youth Network | India
Speech on be the change you want to see in the world