Tessa Khan is an international climate change lawyer and campaigner.
Why you should listen
Tessa Khan is executive director of Uplift, an organization that supports a rapid and just transition away from fossil fuels in the UK. She has spent more than fifteen years working on human rights, climate change and sustainable development. She has supported grassroots, regional and international human rights movements; advised governments on their human rights obligations; and supported litigation in regional and national fora.