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Climate activism with Kevin Mtai

Kevin Mtai, a climate activist, shares his recommendations for others who want to take action on the climate crisis.

Emily and Nick call Kevin Mtai a climate activist who helped organise Mock COP. They ask what he hopes to achieve through his activism, the challenges they face as young people, and his recommendations for others who want to take action on the climate crisis.

Kevin faced significant challenges to becoming a climate activist but despite this, has made an impact both nationally and internationally. Take inspiration from his ideas and think about the steps you might take to create a movement for change. Discuss your ideas with a friend of family member.

About Kevin Mtai

Kevin Mtai is a climate justice activist and environmentalist based in Kenya who is passionate about raising awareness in his community about the effects of climate change. He is the Africa Regional coordinator at Earth Uprising International and holds a number of other roles at other organisations including Fridays for Future MAPA, Climate Live and Loss and Damage Youth Coalition. Kevin is also the co-founder of Kenya Environmental Action Network.

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