How do we move forward, and build on, strengthen, or even go beyond COP28’s commitments? Twelve leading voices on climate adaptation share what they believe are the top priorities to address urgent adaptation needs worldwide.
"His work for climate justice was tireless and we all have a responsibility to take that work forward”. We want to express our profound sadness at the passing of Prof Saleemul Huq, who was a tireless and inspiring champion for climate change adaptation and capacity-building for vulnerable people and communities worldwide.
I am a communications and knowledge exchange professional, currently working for SEI Oxford as weADAPT platform and content manager. In this role, I am in charge of weADAPT’s the content, as well as developing its network of users, and supporting its overall development. Prior to this role, I was Communications and Knowledge Exchange Manager for Oxford University’s REACH programme, a 10-year global consortium funded by FCDO and led by the University, to improve water security for 10 million people in Africa and Asia. As part of the role, I led work on inclusive and ethical communications, capacity building and impact. I am also a documentary storyteller combining multimedia tools such as photography, illustration, graphic design, and video to communicate environmental, water and climate research. In 2017, I founded the Himalayas to Ocean (H2O) documentary project. I have a background in environmental sciences, and water policy and management, with a BSc from McGill University, and an MSc from Oxford University. I am passionate about communicating science in engaging, fun, inclusive and ethical ways to support decision making and impact.