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Turning Point Dialogues : The Climate Edition

The climate crisis is the most urgent challenge of our time, and as the global community continues to mobilise to play their part in taking climate action, they also look to hold governments and decision makers to account.

The Turning Point Dialogues: Climate Edition, premiered episodes each week during COP26, giving voice to young climate activists on the frontlines who will share their insights into the realities of this crisis and highlight the desperate need to turn it around.

Turning it Around for Climate Action: Mobilising to Leave No One Behind

Premiere date:
30 September 17:00 CET / 11:00 ET

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Following the incredible mobilization we’ve seen for the Sustainable Development Goals during the Global Week to #Act4SDGs,the global community is rapidly heading towards another critical global moment – COP26. The latest IPCC report, according to the UN Secretary-General, is a ‘code red for humanity’. We must act now to tackle climate change and use the trillion-dollar pandemic recovery to ensure all actions are green, fair and just. Join this special climate edition of the Turning Point Dialogues to unpack what is urgently needed to ensure we mobilise to leave No One Behind and fight for the transformational action on climate that the realities of this crisis demands.

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Turning it Around for Climate Action in Latin America

Premiere date:
6 October 17:00 CET / 11:00 ET

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The realities of the climate crisis are keenly felt by communities on the frontline of the climate fight across the world. In this climate edition of the Turning Point Dialogues, we’ll focus in on climate action in the Latin American region to understand the most pressing challenges within the context of environmental defenders and indigenous wisdom and shine a spotlight on what action must be taken now. Through the lens of a young climate activist who advocates for most affected people and areas (MAPA), we’ll unpack the vision for what could truly create transformational change at this turning point for people and planet.

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Turning it Around for Climate Action in Africa

Premiere date:
13 October, 17:00 CET

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As part of a dedicated series exploring the realities of the climate crisis for communities As part of a dedicated series exploring the realities of the climate crisis for communities on the frontline of the climate fight across the world, we’ll focus in on Climate Action in Africa from the perspective of a young Kenyan grassroots coordinator who advocates for biodiversity, oceans and land-to-sea conservation. Through this lens, we’ll unpack the vision for what could truly galvanize action for coordinated protection of these critical ecosystems and ultimately contribute to this much needed turning point for people and planet as world’s attention turns towards COP26.

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Turning it Around for Climate Action in the Pacific

Premiere date:
20 October, 17:00 CET

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The latest IPCC report issued stark warnings of humanity’s current direction of travel towards a post-1.5 degree C global temperature rise. Nowhere in the world is more vulnerable to the impacts of this trajectory than Small Island Developing States and Least Developed Countries. Through the lens of a Pacific Climate Warrior, this important Dialogue will convert rhetoric into reality and issue a clear call to action for decision makers and the global community as we head towards the most important upcoming opportunity - COP26 - to turn it around for the future of people and planet.

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