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Tertiary and secondary school students take part in a climate action debate

Tertiary and secondary school students take part in a climate action debate

By Dhanjay Deo
Sunday 24/01/2021
[Image: Fijian Government]

Around 20 tertiary and secondary school students took part in a climate action debate and discussed topics like viability of waste to energy solutions, benefits of taxing hybrid cars, and the importance of strengthening youth climate leadership.

The debate was hosted by the Climate Change and International Cooperation Division of the Ministry of Economy and ClimateScience Fiji.

Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum who officiated at the event applauded the youths for taking the initiative to discuss the urgent challenge of climate change and urged them to be active climate ambassadors.

He highlighted the importance of the upcoming Climate Change Bill and the need for young people to offer their input.

The next debate session is expected to take place next month.

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