‘We need to be heard’: the BAME climate activists who won’t be ignored

‘We need to be heard’: the BAME climate activists who won’t be ignored People of colour are more likely to be affected by the climate crisis, and yet they are often erased from the debate. A new wave of activists hopes to change thatIn January, after she posed for a photo in Davos alongside Greta Thunberg and several other white climate campaigners, the Ugandan activist Vanessa Nakate was dismayed to see that the Associated Press news agency had cropped her out of the image. It started a global conversation about how the voices of black, Asian and minority ethnic people are erased from the climate crisis movement.Climate activism has historically been perceived as… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/09/we-need-to-be-heard-the-bame-climate-activists-who-wont-be-ignored