Debt for climate


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How is foreign debt connected to the effects of, and actions on climate change? Often, when finances are mentioned in climate discussions, the issue is funding, or even loss and damage. But can we tie climate action together with the huge debt burden many developing and middle income countries are facing today?
In the episode, we talk to Daniel Willis from Global Justice Now, on how foreign debt exacerbates the effects of climate disasters in developing countries. We also talk to activist Esteban Servat from Debt For Climate, on how to connect the climate and debt cancellation movements. In our talk with Esteban, he mentions the Vaca Muerte protests in Argentina. Read more about it here
In the studio and production: Sara Andersen Vågenes
Technician: Ane Maus Sandvig

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