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KOMPAS TV: Kim Campbell addresses Jakarta's flooding as a result of climate change

12 February 2023

According to her, the public must raise this issue so that the government immediately prioritises and mitigates the impacts of climate change.

During her recent visit to Indonesia, former Canadian Prime Minister and member of the Climate Overshoot Commission, Kim Campbell, said that Jakarta as the capital city of Indonesia, which is often said to be sinking, has already felt a significant impact of climate change.

This is characterised by excessive flooding and rising sea levels.Canada's first female prime minister also recognised how difficult it is to raise public awareness.

Public awareness and encouragement can put pressure on governments to pay attention to climate change policies and adaptation.


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