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Colombian President says the genocide in Gaza is a mirror of the future of climate change

The Colombian President, Gustave Petro, gave a speech at COP28, UN climate summit, comparing the genocide in Gaza to the future of the communities in need of climate justice. He argued that the genocide and barbaric acts faced by Palestinians could be a foreshadowing of the future for those fleeing the global south due to climate-induced changes. President Petro's remarks highlight the intersection of environmental and humanitarian crises, emphasising the urgent need for global action in addressing these interconnected challenges.

December 6, 2023 at 8:34 am