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Thursday, December 14, 2023 – COP28: Step-up or setback for climate change priorities?

Indigenous leaders from around the world are assessing the results – and lack thereof – from the annual international conference to determine the direction of environmental policy. Climate activists are severely criticizing the key document that emerged from the meeting hosted by one of the world’s biggest oil producers for ignoring future petroleum phase-outs to fight climate change. We’ll take on the 28th Annual Conference of Parties from an Indigenous perspective.


Ozawa Bineshi Albert (Anishinaabe and Yuchi), co-executive director of the Climate Justice Alliance

Tom Goldtooth (Diné and Mdewakanton Dakota), executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network

Janene Yazzie (Diné), Southwest regional director at NDN Collective