On Monday the 30th of November, world leaders will meet in Paris to discuss a way forward in fighting climate change. This meeting is vital in limiting the average global temperature rise to below 2°C.
In order to ensure that the meeting turns out in favour of the African continent, African Climate Reality Project has launched an open petition to exert Africa’s voice in the summit.
The petition contained in a two-minute video has more than a fifty signatories who all clamour for a conference which will set Africa’s agenda at its front bunner.
The petitioners call on presidents, delegates and others involved in the Paris summit to treat Africa’s issue with importance as the continent is the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
“The Climate Reality Project has developed a petition demanding that world leaders take urgent and decisive action against climate change at COP21. We implore you to sign this petition in order to make our African voices heard.” A statement from the organisation read.
According to the statement which enjoin more people to task the government, the petition is available at www.climaterealityproject.org/