Plataforma CIPÓ and LabJaca, a laboratory of data and narratives from favelas and peripheries based in Rio de Janeiro, have partnered in the project “Amplifying Voices: combating environmental and climate racism in urban spaces”, supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation.
As part of the project, CIPÓ and LabJaca develop media content on this urgent topic. The second video produced as a result of the initiative is now life:
Found out more about the stories of Maria, Rumba and Ana, residents from favelas affected by climate change and/or environmental degradation in Rio de Janeiro. During their interview, they address the following questions: What are the main climate and environmental challenges facing the communities of Manguinhos and Jacarezinho? Could you tell us specific examples of how these issues have impacted your lives? Do you feel abandoned by the state? What role should public authorities play in helping communities adapt and respond to environmental and climate related challenges?