Bangladesh is ramping up the accusations around continuing failure to make progress against climate change. “This is a new kind of terrorism – carbon terrorism," says Ahsan Uddin Ahmed, a Bangladeshi scientist and IPCC reviewer. "This is a sort of genocide that is about to be triggered”
“We should not allow leaders to fail once again and go home from Durban with a happy face," Ahmed says.
Margareta Wahlstrom speaking on the importance of education for children in disaster risk reduction
Nick Ireland of Save the Children thinks teaching kids basic disaster risk reduction skill in schools will help them help their parents
Protecting kids in disasters can be as simple as teaching them to swim. "It's not rocket science," says Antony Spalton, a disaster risk reduction specialist with UNICEF
Amanda Katil Niode, coordinator, Indonesia National Council on Climate Change, on how you get good information on climate change out in a country with more than 13,000 islands
Pablo Suarez, Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre: "Harmony doesn't mean everyone sings the same tune"
Right - off to speakers corner to see the Rural Women's Assembly hand over their memorandum to the South African government - they've brought so much energy to #COP17 Amandla!