We are at war with climate change and hunger: Yeb Saño

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  • Author: Oxfam
  • Copyright: Oxfam
  • Date: 26 March 2014

Yeb Saño, head of the Filipino delegation, delivered an emotional speech at the UN climate negotiations last year, shortly after Typhoon Haiyan had devastated his country: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SSXLIZkM3E

Now as Climate Change Commissioner in the Philippines, he explains how climate change is making people hungry and exhorts the world to fight it together.

Join the fight: http://www.oxfam.org/foodclimatejustice

Note: Yeb mentions that "across theglobe by the year 2020 at least 50 million more people are at risk of going hungry because of climate change." This statistic should refer to2050, not 2020.

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