Road To COP26: Green Generation Initiative's Elizabeth Wathuti On Representing Youth And The Global South On Climate's Biggest Stage


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On this installment of our series, The Road To COP26 Presented By Octopus Energy, we talk to Elizabeth Wathuti, the Global South Co-Chair of the COP26 Civil Society and Youth Advisory Council, about advocating for the Global South as one of the world's foremost young leaders in the climate movement. She explains how COP26 can better represent the needs and solutions of all people around the world and why most global leaders are failing to recognize the rampant inequality between nations during the COVID-19 and climate crises. Elizabeth also recalls how her early love of nature inspired her work and what she's doing to pass that on to a new generation.

Elizabeth is the founder of Green Generation Initiative, which has planted 30,000 tree seedlings in Kenya. She is a recipient of a Wangari Maathai Scholarship and full member of the Green Belt Movement. She was named one of the 100 Most Influential Young Africans by the Africa Youth Awards.

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