Fehinti Balogun is an actor, theater maker and activist.

Why you should listen

As an actor, Fehinti Balogun has worked in theater, film and television, with credits including Dune, I May Destroy You, ITV's Viewpoint, Netflix's The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself and Juliet Naked. In Can I live?, a digital performance about climate catastrophe, he asks the urgent questions we are facing as humanity, exploring the biggest challenges of our time through spoken word, rap, theater, animation and scientific fact. Alongside his acting career, he delivers talks on climate change aimed at more rounded inclusion in the climate conversation. He has spoken at the UN COP26 climate summit, the Scottish Parliament, Cambridge University and the YouTube Creator Summit.

Fehinti Balogun’s TED talk