Arguments for gas exploration and infrastructure are robbing us of vital time to switch to clean energy.
Vanessa Nakate, 25, is a climate activist from Uganda and founder of the Africa-based Rise Up Movement. She began striking for the climate in her home... town of Kampala in January 2019 after witnessing droughts and flooding devastating communities in Uganda. She now campaigns internationally to highlight the impacts of climate change already playing out in Africa. Vanessa has been named one of TIME magazine's 100 emerging global leaders and one of the Financial Times' 25 Most Influential Women of 2021.