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A Conversation Hosted by Emma Watson

1:30–2:30 p.m. G.M.T.
The Think Tank

Young climate leaders gathered from around the globe for a surprise session at The New York Times Climate Hub. In this session, guest hosted by Ms. Watson, the speakers discussed the need for collective, coalition-led leadership to accomplish the intersectional thinking that the climate challenge requires.


Emma Watson, Actor

Vanessa Nakate, Climate Justice Activist

Greta Thunberg, Climate Activist

Malala Yousafzai, Co-Founder, Malala Fund

Tori Tsui, Climate Justice Organizer, and Co-Founder, Bad Activist Collective and Pass the Mic Climate

Viviam Villafaña, Indigenous Climate Justice Activist with Pacto X El Clima, Unite for Climate Action and Cabildo Arhuaco Magdalena-Guajira

Daphne Frias, Climate Justice and Disability Activist and Member, Generation Climate Initiative

Mya-Rose Craig, Environmentalist, Author and Founder, Black2Nature

Dominique Palmer, Climate Justice Activist and Organizer, Fridays for Future International

Amanda Gorman, Poet and Activist