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Empowering the Youth & Women in India - Tessie

Ep. 50

Tess is a 17 year old activist with many projects up her sleeve! I got to talk to her about these as well as how the climate crisis is impacting India & what we can, and should, do to help. She is also a fellow Climate Ambassador! You can follow her on Instagram @tessie.ie.hungry. Don't forget to rate, review, share, and if you can, please support this podcast on Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/bookofleaves ). More on: http://bookofleavespodcast.com/


  • [04:35] Tess’s introduction and what prompted her to be a climate justice activist.
  • [07:50] What prompted social justice activism.
  • [12:10] Examples of how climate change has affected India.
  • [18:00] How the climate crisis is a gender issue.
  • [20:40] Tess’s advice for how we can help these communities in India.
  • [23:50] The Re-Earth initiative & the many other projects Tess works on like Able2Change app & Climate Assembly Eire.
  • [30:20] What obstacles Tess has met as a young person in the climate movement.
  • [35:20] How people can get involved with the project she’s involved in.
  • [38:10] What would you ask of older generations?
  • [40:20] Random questions!

 

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