So much about your sustainability, my people are dying
Ayisha Siddiqa — human rights and land defender and Fellow at NYU Law's Climate Litigation Accelerator — offered a powerful commentary at the recent United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP27 climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
She spoke about the urgent need for climate justice and for world leaders to do much more to protect the lives and wellbeing of those most vulnerable to climate change, including those in Ayisha's community in Pakistan. To hear Ayisha's speech — titled "So much about your sustainability, my people are dying" — watch the video below.
Ayisha Siddiqa is a Pakistani Climate justice advocate. She is a co-founder of Polluters Out and the Executive Director of Student Affairs at Fossil Free University. Currently she is a fellow at NYU Law's Climate Litigation Accelerator.