How Indigenous communities are working to protect the climate

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From the Amazon to the Arctic, Indigenous people are sounding the alarm

SueEllen Campbell

Having Indigenous people in charge of the land where they live is a good thing. Why? This statement from a coalition of more than 200 concerned organizations explains: “IPCC Agrees with Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on Climate Change.”

What this “good thing” means in specific cases varies a lot, naturally, as is clear from these interesting and encouraging examples:

This series is curated and written by retired Colorado State University English professor and close climate change watcher SueEllen Campbell of Colorado. 

Note: originally published at Yale Climate Connections.

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