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Press conference: Youth activists, scientists and negotiators call for fossil fuel phase-out in Bonn

The photo shows the panelists at the press conference hosted by E3G and on phasing out fossil fuel.
The panelists at the press conference hosted by E3G and on phasing out fossil fuel at the Bonn Climate Conference 2023. A screenshot from the webcast published on the website of the UN Climate Change.

Youth climate justice activists Greta Thunberg and Eric Njuguna were joined by Claire Fyson from Climate Analytics, and negotiators from Colombia and the Marshall Islands for a press conference hosted by E3G and on the urgency to put fossil fuel phase-out on the table at the COP28 climate summit later this year in Dubai.

This press event explored the urgent need for an equitable phase-out of coal, oil and gas while immediately and massively scaling up renewables and energy efficiency in a just and equitable manner, as is needed to limit global temperatures to 1.5°C.

Watch the recording


  • Claire Fyson, Co-Head of the Climate Policy Team, Climate Analytics
  • Eric Njuguna, Climate Justice Organizer, Kenya
  • Greta Thunberg, Climate Justice Activist, Sweden
  • Sebastián Carranza, Head of Delegation, Colombia
  • Tina Stege, Climate Envoy for the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI)

Moderator: Alden Meyer, Senior Associate at E3G – Third Generation Environmentalism 

When: Tuesday 13 June, 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm CEST

Where: Press Conference Room, Nairobi 4, World Conference Center Bonn (WCCB). Venue map.


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