There are a lot of misconceptions about what climate leadership looks like, or who fits the mold of an environmentalist. #MyClimateHero is an interactive comic art series depicting heroes of the modern climate security and environmental justice movements. We teamed up with leaders to tell their story of what it means to be a hero, the efforts they have underway to protect and preserve the environment, and opportunities for individuals and communities to take action.
Payal is a climate scientist turned activist who mobilises ordinary people to get active on climate change. She was until recently the International Programme Director at 350.org and now supports numerous initiatives including climate strike youth and campaigns against Swiss banks.