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| 24 - 31 October
We're going virtual | 24 - 31 October
We're going virtual | 24 - 31 October

Farhana Yamin

Climate Change Lawyer, Activist, Extinction Rebellion

The Round - Climate Change Talks

  • Friday 1 November

    About Farhana

    Farhana Yamin is an environmental lawyer, climate change and development policy expert. In addition to founding Track 0, she is an Associate Fellow at Chatham House. She was a negotiator for the Alliance of Small Island States, and Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an Advisor to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) for the 2015 Paris Agreement and is widely credited with getting the goal of net-zero emissions by mid- century into the Paris Agreement.

    In 2018, she joined Extinction Rebellion as coordinator of their Political Team, advocating the use of peaceful mass civil disobedience and was arrested in April 2019 for glueing herself to the HQ of oil giant, Shell. Farhana is on the board of Greenpeace UK, advisory board of WWF, and Julie’s Bicycle’s board of trustees.

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