Climate Change Justice And Conservation Using ARTS

by Community Focus Group (CFG)
Climate Change Justice And Conservation Using ARTS

Climate change is the third main driver of the reversal in global poverty reduction: its effects are already evident but will intensify in the years to come. Under baseline scenarios, the combined effects of climate change could push between 68 million and 132 million more people into poverty by 2030.

 

A changing climate affects the availability of clean water and the salination of soil, and increases sea levels and average temperatures, all of which are steadily and inexorably making life more difficult for the poorest. With their livelihoods predominantly based on agriculture and fishing, the poorest are least able to adapt or move elsewhere—even though they have contributed least to this problem in the first place.

 

 

The impacts of climate change can also raise food prices, worsen people’s health, and increase exposure to disasters. Although the poor are not always the most exposed, they are certainly more vulnerable and less resilient to the impacts of climate change. The richest and most energy intensive countries have contributed the most to this problem, but they can assist the poorest countries by upholding sustained commitments to reducing their carbon emissions, investing in new energy technologies, and allowing higher levels of migration.

 

 

But, as noted in the World Bank’s Shock Waves report, even the boldest actions for reducing global poverty are most likely to help after, rather than before, the 2030 goal. In the short term, however, global cooperation to facilitate poor communities’ more effective adaptation and resilience to the effects of climate change is both a moral imperative and a strategic necessity.And community Focus Group project is working towards this, We need more support Will you join us ?

 

 

P.S  text from - Poverty and shared prosperity ( World Bank)

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We are living in interesting times, when no one seems to be sure of anything, Covid-19 has disrupted our lives and our enviroment and climate , our economies have been forced to slow down because of the strict quarantine measures.

Covid -19 has impacted our climate in a very intriguing manner and many in our country can attest to this , it seems the lack of using public transport and economic activities reduced carbon emmissions and the enviroment got some rest for a while , which was very good , but how sustainable was this effect we will never tell.

Our project plans to plant at least 3000 trees by the end of 2020 and mostly in our Nairobi area, we also plan to organise 10 young enviroment and climate change advocates training and workshop to empower them with communication and other skills.

 

 

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The world is a very different place than it was just a few weeks ago. But even as we adapt to weather this crisis, some things remain constant. The importance of looking after our communities. The need forbighearted acts to help our most vulnerable climate hope never changes.We need to increase our hope by taking care of our enviroment and creating awarenes about climate change so that we are not caught unawaress as the world was caught at this moment by the Covid 19 virus

 We need to reach out to the children going to school, to those in colleges, universities , to those who do not understand what climate change is ,Lets work together in Climate change even amids the  Covid -19Crisis lets change our world for the better

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Our project  creates awareness among the  youth so that  they keep in mind the environment in their daily lives, and in the end it becomes a way of life. It also promotes radical change which can be applied by means and options that we offer, and transplant awareness of ethics and environment-friendly in the hearts of young people, in order to become part of the societal trend to preserve the environment. We ensure that they are aware of dangers of climate change and global warming.

We are working to reach our target in raising the $25000 required to make the project a success and we need your support.

2020 is the decade to make a difference in  our enviroment!

Please Donate Today!

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This September Our organisation was represented in the first ever climate change by young Neema Neema uses the arts to speak and advocate for actions to mitigate climate change and she did her piece with the title :Let My Tears speak If Only They could Create an Ocean"  .

She represented CFG, Her peers , Kenya and Africa at the summit and intends to forge efforts to plant trees and flowers in Kajiado and many other counties of Kenya.

Shantel Has been able to mobilise her peers and they are planning to be hosting fundraisers to raise money to purchase trees that will be distributed to schools , churches , homes, for planting.

Support our project by Donating this will also help further our cause as we support the ideas of the young people.

 

DONATE!

 

( I Have the permission of the parents and Neema herself to write the report and post the photos)

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Community Focus Group (CFG)

Location: Nairobi - Kenya
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Pamela Ateka
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