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Letters COP27 climate change conference

Where is the land and indigenous knowledge in understanding land trauma and land based violence in climate change?

BMJ 2022; 379 doi: (Published 22 November 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;379:o2790
  1. Ayesha Ahmad, reader in global health humanities1,
  2. Victoria Pratt, creative director2,
  3. Samrawit Gougsa, head of communications3
  1. 1St George’s University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
  2. 2Invisible Flock, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, UK
  3. 3Minority Rights Group, London, UK
  1. aahmad{at}

In their editorial on the COP27 climate change conference, Atwoli and colleagues “call for urgent action to ensure it is the COP that finally delivers climate justice for Africa and vulnerable countries. This is essential not just for the health of those countries but for the health of the whole world.”1 This call overlooks that climate crises with catastrophic health effects are occurring …

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