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Climate change: Why Are Disabled People So Affected By The Climate Crisis?

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  • 05 Nov 2021

Israeli minister Karine Elharrar made headlines around the world when it emerged she couldn't attend the COP26 summit on Monday because it wasn't wheelchair-accessible. For many disabled people, it was a reflection of the way they often feel ignored or left out of conversations about climate change. Yet disabled people...

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News Story: Wheelchair-Using Minister Unable to Attend COP26 Summit

  • by admin
  • 02 Nov 2021

An Israeli minister has said she could not attend the COP26 summit on Monday because it was not wheelchair accessible. Karine Elharrar tweeted that it was "sad" the UN "does not provide accessibility to its events". An official in Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's delegation said they had formally complained...

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