In this episode we discuss climate journalism with stories from Sudan and general perspectives from the Middle East and North Africa region.
- Climate change stories from Sudan including extreme weather events
- Communicating in multiple languages and from various perspectives
- Opportunities and challenges for youth climate journalists
Our guest Lina Yassin is a climate journalist and activist based in Sudan. She is the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Programme Manager at Climate Tracker, an international organization that empowers young climate communicators. She works mainly on training environmental activists in the MENA region on climate change communications and climate policies. Find her on Twitter.
Our interviewer for this episode is Dr Langley DeWitt. She is an atmospheric chemist with a global focus. She has worked on climate change and air quality issues in the US, France, and Rwanda. Her work has encompassed both academic research and air monitoring consulting for industry clients. Find her on Twitter.
Episode notes and references:
- Improving the climate change Middle East and North Africa narrative
- Climate reporting about Africa continues to not reflect ground realities
- Meet the activist that explains climate change through Islam
Music by Ritesh Prasanna.
Podcast website: https://atmospherictales.com