Can carbon taxes achieve climate justice?

Amr Ramadan

Climate justice advocate Amr Ramadan’s hometown of Alexandria, Egypt is in grave danger of disappearing due to rising sea levels unless concrete steps are taken to counter climate change. What could save cities like Alexandria that are at risk of drowning? Ramadan’s solution: a carbon tax imposed by the government on big corporations that contribute most to global CO2 emissions.

About the Speaker

Amr Ramadan
Climate justice advocate

Amr Ramadan is a climate justice advocate, social entrepreneur and YouTuber. He is the cofounder and CEO of Empower Hub, a social enterprise managing small- and medium-sized sustainable development grants funded by national and international entities. The organization also designs and facilitates training programs. The International Monetary Fund selected Ramadan as part of its 2022 youth fellowship, and the COP27 presidency appointed him to join the COP27 youth task force. He is the first person in his family to attend college.